2019 turned out to be a great year for the Indian cricket team. Throughout the year, the Indian cricket team entertained the fans by doing what they do best. As 2019 ended on a high note for the Indian cricket team, the current year is also going to be a hectic one for the men in blue as they will be playing a number of series home and away.
From tomorrow onwards, India will start the year by hosting Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series that will be followed by three ODIs against Australia and the New Zealand tour.
Besides this, in order to prepare for the upcoming T20 World Cup, team India will be playing more T20 Internationals this year.
Here, in this article, we bring you the complete schedule of the Indian cricket team in 2020, have a look:
India vs Sri Lanka (January 5th – January 10th)
Jan 5, Venue: Baraspara Stadium, Guwahati
Jan 7, Venue: Holkar Stadium, Indore
Jan 10, Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune
India vs Australia (January 14th – January 19th)
Jan 14, Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Jan 17, Venue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Jan 19, Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
India vs New Zealand (January 24th – March 4th)
Jan 24, 1st T20I; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
Jan 26, 2nd T20I; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
Jan 29, 3rd T20I; Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
Jan 31, 4th T20I; Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Feb 2, 5th T20I; Venue: Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui
Feb 5, 1st ODI; Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton
Feb 8, 2nd ODI; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland
Feb 11, 3rd ODI; Venue: Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui
Feb 21, 1st Test; Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Feb 29, 2nd Test; Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch
India vs South Africa (March 12th – March 18th)
March 12, 1st ODI; Venue: HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala
March 15, 2nd ODI; Venue: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium, Lucknow
March 18, 3rd ODI; Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Indian Premier League 2020
According to the reports, the 13th edition of IPL will begin in late March.
India vs Sri Lanka (July 2020)
The official schedule of this tour is yet to be announced but India could travel Sri Lanka for a three ODIs and T20Is.
Asia Cup (September 2020)
Pakistan is slated to host the Asia Cup however, India’s position in the Asia cup remains uncertain. According to the report, the board will meet in June to take a call on India’s participation status in the tournament.
India vs England (September – October 2020)
England cricketers will be visiting India for a white-ball series just before ICC T20 World Cup.
ICC T20 World Cup 2020 (October 18 – November 15)
India will kickstart their T20 World Cup campaign against South Africa in Perth on October 24.
India vs Australia (November 2020 – December 2020)
India will play four Tests and three ODIs against Australia. There might also be a pink-ball Test.
(Inputs from Hindustan Times)