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India to tour West Indies and USA for white-ball series in July-August

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Over the next three months, the West Indies will host a white-ball series against India, as well as visits from New Zealand and Bangladesh.

Meanwhile, India will also play USA, who are going to co-host the 2024 T20 World Cup alongside West Indies. In the coming time, we will be use to watch USA in action as they will get regular games scheduled on ahead of their World Cup preparations.

According to a CWI statement released on Wednesday, India’s white-ball tour would include ODI and T20 Cricket as well.

The CEO of CWI Johnny Grave said

“The upcoming summer is expected to feature 30 days of top-quality entertainment for our fans as we look ahead to hosting three teams of differing styles in all three formats, which will sure to whet the appetite,”

“This is the busiest year of cricket ever in the West Indies. In January, we hosted Ireland and England in white-ball formats, and also successfully staged the ICC Under-19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022, which featured 16 teams traversing the region. We also witnessed the Apex Test Series, against England, which West Indies won in great style and with real fight.”

West Indies to host Indian in USA

The tour will have three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty-20 Internationals distributed over four sites, one of which will be in the United States. On July 22, 24, and 27, all three One-Day Internationals will be contested at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad.

The two teams will then play a five-match T20I series, with the opening match taking place on July 29 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad. This will also be the first time ever an international T20 men’s match at this venue.

The sides will play the second and third T20Is at Warner Park in St Kitts before heading to Lauderhill, Florida, for the final two matches on August 6 and 7.

West Indies are currently playing a three-match ODI series in the Netherlands and will next go to Pakistan for three ODIs.

Between June 16 and 28, they will host Bangladesh in a two-Test series as part of the World Test Championship. The two Tests will be followed by a three-match T20I series. While the 1st one will be played at Windsor Park in Dominica for the first time since 2017.

The Bangladesh tour will finish with a three-match One-Day International series, which will be played in Guyana. The Super League, which determines a team’s chances of winning automatic qualification to the World Cup in 2023, will include all nine ODIs.

Only the top seven teams in the standings at the end of the season, as well as the hosts India, will be granted direct entry. The remaining five teams, together with five affiliate teams, will compete in a qualification competition. The top two finishers in the qualification competition advance to the World Cup 2023.

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