Following the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year, the Indian men’s cricket team will be touring New Zealand for a white-ball series comprising three T20s and as many ODIs, the New Zealand Cricket Board (NZC) announced on Tuesday. (More Cricket News)
Although the fixtures are yet to be finalised, according to NZC, the series will be held between November 18 to 30. New Zealand will then tour India for a white-ball series in January next year.
“India will arrive in New Zealand at the conclusion of the World Cup to play the BLACKCAPS in three T20s at Wellington, Tauranga and Napier, and three ODIs at Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch,” NZC said in a release.
“The BLACKCAPS will then depart for the sub-continent for a tour of Pakistan and a short-form series in India, before returning in early February to prepare for the two Tests against England – at Tauranga (D/N) and Wellington.”
India are currently in England to play the rescheduled fifth Test match against England which begins on July 1. Following the Test, India and England will engage in a six-game white-ball battle that includes three ODIs and three T20s.
India will then tour the West Indies for a white-ball series comprising three ODIs and five T20I in July-August in the run-up to the T20 World Cup. In a jam-packed international schedule, New Zealand will also play a day-night Test against England, while six teams will be touring the country in the 2022-23 home summer.
Besides India, the other touring teams include Pakistan, Bangladesh, England and Sri Lanka men's teams, and Bangladesh women.