Finally BCCI and WICB confirmed the India tour of West Indies for 4 Test Matches series. The West Indies vs India 2016 test series schedule is out now. There will be 2 practice matches and 4 test matches to be played. India will tour Caribbean land for 6 weeks from 6 July to 23 August 2016. Board of Control for Cricket in India has already announced the team for the upcoming series in which Virat Kohli will be skipper of team. West Indies Cricket board still to announce West Indies squad for the series.
The four different venues are selected for 4 test matches and they are :-
- Antigua and Barbuda
- St Lucia
- Trinidad and Tobago
The two practice matches are scheduled at St. Kitts.
Currently Team India is on 2nd position on the ICC Test Team Rankings where West Indies is on 8th position. Both the team haven’t played any test match from a long and it will be great opportunity for both the Nations to show test their cricket skills and add some points to their rankings.
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The fixtures are out and here is the full West Indies vs India 2016 test series schedule :-
|21 July – 25 July 2016||WI vs IND 2016 1st Test||Antigua||10:00 AM|
|30 July – 3 August 2016||WI vs IND 2016 2nd Test||Jamaica||10:00 AM|
|9 August -13 August 2016||WI vs IND 2016 3rd Test||St Lucia||10:00 AM|
|18 August - 22 August 2016||WI vs IND 2016 4th Test||Trinidad and Tobago||10:00 AM|
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The Practice matches will be played as scheduled :-
- 1st Warm-up Match :- 9th July – 10th July (St. Kitts)
- 2nd Warm-up Match :- 14th July – 16th July (St. kitts)
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Let’s see which team will stick to the basics of cricket and win this test series.
Just before this series West Indies will play a Tri series with Australia and South Africa in June 2016. Check Full Schedule of WI Tri Series 2016.