England have prolonged their T20I tour of the West Indies in 2022 from three to 5 video games.© BCCI
England might be pressured to area two males’s groups on the similar time after saying match dates for his or her 2022 tour of the West Indies that would overlap with their Ashes tour to Australia. The England and Wales Cricket Board introduced on Wednesday it had agreed to extend the Test collection from two matches to 3, with the Twenty20 worldwide leg of the tour expanded right into a five-game collection from the unique three. The T20 video games are scheduled to happen between January 28 and February 5.
That places the fixtures on a possible collision course with the Ashes Tests in Australia, with the showpiece collection set to final properly into January as a consequence of quarantine points attributable to the coronavirus pandemic.
A 3-Test collection within the Caribbean will comply with the T20 matches, with a profitable further fixture partly a goodwill gesture in direction of Cricket West Indies, which despatched males’s and girls’s groups to England final 12 months in the course of the pandemic.
Teams touring Australia might must quarantine for a minimum of 14 days after flying in from India, the place the men’s Twenty20 World Cup last is scheduled for November 14.
An Ashes collection often begins in November, with solely the fifth and last Test, historically staged on the Sydney Cricket Ground, happening in January.
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