The Board of Control For Cricket in India announced a 26 match Home Season for the Team starting from Mid of September and ending in March. A total of 5 Tests, 9 ODI’s and 12 T20I’s will be played. Also, keeping in mind the upcoming T20 World Cup in 2020, India will play hosts to nations like South Africa, Windies, Bangladesh & Zimbabwe.
The Schedule is as follows:
Freedom Trophy 2019
The home season is set to begin with the Freedom series where South Africa would play 3 T20Is and 3 Tests against India. The 3 match Tes Series will be the part of ICC Test Championship.
15th September – 1st T20I, Dharamsala
18th September – 2nd T20I, Mohali
22nd September – 3rd T20I, Bengaluru
October 2-6 – 1st Test, Vizag
October 10-14 – 2nd Test, Ranchi
October 19-23 – 3rd Test, Pune
Bangladesh Tour of India 2019
After South Africa, Bangladesh is set to travel to India in month of November to play three T20Is and two Tests. This will be the first time that Bangladesh will play a two-match Test series in India. The Two match Test Series will be the part of ICC Test Championship.
3rd November – 1st T20I, Delhi
7th November – 2nd T20I, Rajkot
10th November – 3rd T20I, Nagpur
November 14-18 – 1st Test, Indore
November 22-26 – 2nd Test, Kolkata
Windies Tour of India 2019
West Indies is scheduled to travel to India in December to play 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs. India won the last five ODI series against Windies at home. The rejuvenated team will look to break India’s winning streak during this tour.
6th December – 1st T20I, Mumbai
8th December – 2nd T20I, Trivandrum
11th December – 3rd T20I, Hyderabad
15th December – 1st ODI, Chennai
18th December – 2nd ODI, Vizag
22nd December – 3rd ODI, Cuttack
Zimbabwe’s Tour of India 2020
Zimbabwe will travel to India after a gap of 17 years to play a three-match T20I series. This will be the first time that the African nation would play a bilateral T20I series in India.
5th January – 1st T20I, Guwahati
7th January – 2nd T20I, Indore
10th January – 3rd T20I, Pune
Australia Tour of India 2020
Australia will tour India for a three-match bilateral ODI series. The men in yellow recently beat India in their own backyard and Indian team would be eagerly waiting to seek revenge.
14th January – 1st ODI, Mumbai
17th January – 2nd ODI, Rajkot
19th January – 3rd ODI, Bengaluru
South Africa Tour of India 2020
Team India’s long home season will conclude with a three-match ODI series against South Africa.
12th March – 1st ODI, Dharamsala
15th March – 2nd ODI, Lucknow
18th March – 3rd ODI, Kolkata