Team India’s busy schedule for the next 6 months has been released. As this year’s IPL was completed on 29th May 2022, within the next 10 days India vs South Africa T20 series will begin on 9th June 2022. After the IPL 2022, the Indian cricket team has a busy schedule for the upcoming next 6 months. In the next six months, Team India has to play a lot of international matches and it will start with five matches against South Africa.
The schedule starts with the IND vs SA T20 series . The Indians will continue to play a series against Ireland, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, and Australia. It also includes Asia cup 2022 and T20 World Cup 2022.
As per the Schedule planned earlier, the 15th edition of the Asia Cup was supposed to be held in 2020. But due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, it was rescheduled to take place in Sri Lanka in June 2021. Later it is scheduled to be held this year between August 2022 to September 2022 in Sri Lanka.
Team India’s cricket schedule has been planned up to the T20 World Cup till November 2022.
Team India’s cricket schedule up to the T20 World Cup
- India vs South Africa – June 9th to June 19th, 2022 (5 T20Is)
- India tour of Ireland – June 26th, 2022, and June 28th, 2022 (2 T20Is)
- India tour of England – July 1st, 2022 to July 17th, 2022 (1 Test, 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is)
- India tour of West Indies – July/August (3 ODIs, 5 T20Is)
- India tour of Sri Lanka – August (2 T20Is)
- Asia Cup 2022 – August / September
- India vs Australia – September ( 3 T20Is )
- T20 World Cup 2022 – October to November 2022
- India vs Bangladesh ODIs -December 2022
The Indian captain Rohit Sharma and the rest of the side are designated to travel to England for the England series. This tour includes three warm-up games, 3 ODIs, 3 T20Is, and a postponed 5th Test from last year. This Test match was postponed last year due to the number of increasing COVID-19 cases. So, it is confirmed that the 5th Test Match between India and England will be played from July 01st to July 05th, 2022 at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
At the same time, India is also set to play against Ireland in two T20Is in Dublin, again in the absence of regular star players. VVS Laxman will step in as the Indian coach for the Ireland tour. Rahul Dravid remains as the Indian coach with the team playing against England.
India will play three ODIs and five T20Is between July 22nd 2022and August 7th, 2022 against the West Indies as declared by the Cricket West Indies (CWI), and the BCCI. India will complete their ODI and T20 series in the UK visit on July 17th, 2022. After that, they will start preparing for the West Indies Series Tour from England.
Team India is set to play nearly 25 T20 international games in the build to the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia
Also, Rohit Sharma and Co are expected to return home for a short series against Australia, before traveling Down Under for the T20 World Cup 2022.
Overall, it would be a treat for all Indian cricket fans for the next 6 months to watch India playing series matches against the top teams. This includes the big tournaments of the year such as the Asia Cup 2022 and T20 World Cup 2022. It would be an entertaining season from June 2022 to December 2022 for all cricket fans