Tough year ahead: India’s full schedule for 2020

After a good 2019, India is all set for yet another jam-packed year of the game. The first match of 2020 starts on January 5 for India. Here is the whole schedule:

Sri Lanka Tour of India (January 5th – January 10th), T20I

January 5, Venue: Baraspara Stadium, Guwahati

January 7, Venue: Holkar Stadium, Indore

January 10, Venue: MCA Stadium, Pune

Australia tour of India (January 14th – January 19th), ODI

January 14, Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

January 17, Venue: Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

January 19, Venue: M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

India’s Tour Of New Zealand (January 24th – March 4th)

January 24, 1st T20I; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

January 26, 2nd T20I; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

January 29, 3rd T20I; Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

January 31, 4th T20I; Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington

February 2, 5th T20I; Venue: Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui

February 5, 1st ODI; Venue: Seddon Park, Hamilton

February 8, 2nd ODI; Venue: Eden Park, Auckland

February 11, 3rd ODI; Venue: Bay Oval, Mt Maunganui

February 21, 1st Test; Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington

February 29, 2nd Test; Venue: Hagley Oval, Christchurch

South Africa tour to India ( 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 ( March 28th – May 24th ) (Based on reports)

India tour of Sri Lanka (July)

India could travel Sri Lanka for a 3-match ODI and T20 series.

Asia Cup (September)

Pakistan are slated to hold the Asia Cup and this is where India’s position remains unclear. As per the report, the board will meet in June to ponder on their participation status.

England’s tour of India (September – October 2020)

England will visit India just before ICC T20 World Cup in November for a limited-over series.

ICC T20I World Cup 2020 (October – November in Australia)

India will be looking to win their second title and it will be interesting to see how things go here.

India’s Tour Of Australia ( November 2020 – December 2020 )

After the World Cup, India will stay in Australia and will play four Tests and 3 ODIs against the hosts. Exciting news: There might be a pink-ball Test.