England announce home season for 2022; set to host India for 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is in July

Apart from playing white-ball series against India, England will host New Zealand for a Test series and South Africa for an all-format series in summer of 2022.

Rohan GulatyAuthor

Updated - 08 September 2021 07:26 PM

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With England's 2021 home season almost coming to an end, the England and Wales Cricket Board, on Wednesday, have released the schedule for next year. Just like this year, the summer season will begin with England hosting New Zealand for a Test series, which would be a 3-match series and will be part of the WTC 2021-23 cycle.

MatchDateVenue
1st TestJune 02-06Lord's
2nd TestJune 10-14Nottingham
3rd TestJune 23-27Leeds

India's tour of England 2022

England will then welcome India once again, but this time for a white-ball series consisting of 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is each. The two sides have played some extremely entertaining and breathtaking red-ball cricket this year, with the 5-match series finally coming to an end next week in Manchester. However, ECB have confirmed that India will be back in the UK in less than a year to play some white-ball cricket from July 1 to July 14. The schedule is as follows:

MatchDateVenue
1st T20IJul-01Manchester
2nd T20IJul-03Nottingham
3rd T20IJul-06Southampton
1st ODIJul-09Birmingham
2nd ODIJul-12The Oval
3rd ODIJul-14Lord's

England to host South Africa for an all-format series

Following the series against India, England will welcome South Africa for a mega all-format series which will be played from July 19 to September 12. The schedule for the series is as follows:

MatchDate Venue
1st ODIJul-19Durham
2nd ODIJul-22Manchester
3rd ODIJul-24Leeds
1st T20IJul-27Bristol
2nd T20IJul-28Cardiff
3rd T20IJul-31Southampton
1st TestAug 17-21Lord's
2nd TestAug 25-29Birmingham
3rd TestSept 08-12The Oval

We look forward to India returning: Tom Harrison

Reflecting on the action-packed home season, ECB Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison said, “It has been a scintillating summer of cricket and so good to see crowds back, packing out venues later this summer. For next summer, I am pleased to be able to confirm three high-quality men’s international touring teams for 2022, starting with a three-Test series against World Test Champions New Zealand."

“We also look forward to India returning for two white-ball series before we host South Africa for what promises to be hard-fought series across three formats, including three Test Matches," he concluded.

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