India vs England: The ECB on Wednesday announced the schedule for England’s 2022 home summer. As per the schedule, England will host India for six white-ball games along with New Zealand & South Africa.
England will kick start their 2022 home season with a three-match test series against New Zealand. This series will be a part of the 2021-2023 WTC cycle. After the conclusion of the three-match Test series, England will play 12 limited-overs fixtures in the month of July. England’s limited-overs fixtures will start with India playing the first T20I against England starting on July 1st at Old Trafford in Manchester. The next two T20Is will be played at Edgbaston and Southampton. The T20I series will be followed by a three-match ODI series which will conclude at Lord’s on July 14.
After the conclusion of limited-overs fixtures, England will host South Africa for a full series starting from July 19. South Africa will lock horns with England in three ODIs, three T20Is, and three Tests. England’s home season will conclude with the final test against South Africa scheduled to begin on September 8 at The Oval. These test series will be crucial for both the teams as they will be competing for scoring vital WTC points. The ECB also confirmed that the T20 Blast Finals Day will be staged at Edgbaston on July 16.
“It has been a scintillating summer of cricket and so good to see crowds backpacking out venues later this summer,” ECB Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison, said. “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 LV= Insurance 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“, Tom Harrison added.
England’s 2022 home summer schedule
New Zealand vs England 2022
|1st Test||June 2-6||Lord’s, London|
|2nd Test||June 10-14||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|3rd Test||June 23-27||Headingley, Leeds|
India vs England 2022
|1st T20I||July 1||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|2nd T20I||July 3||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|3rd T20I||July 6||Ageas Bowl, Southampton|
|1st ODI||July 9||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|2nd ODI||July 12||The Oval, London|
|3rd ODI||July 14||Lord’s, London|
South Africa vs England 2022
|1st ODI||July 19||Riverside, Chester-le-Street|
|2nd ODI||July 22||OldTrafford, Manchester|
|3rd ODI||July 24||Headingley, Leeds|
|1st T20I||July 27||Bristol|
|2nd T20I||July 28||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|3rd T20I||July 31||Ageas Bowl, Southampton|
|1st Test||August 17-21||Lord’s, London|
|2nd Test||August 25-29||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|3rd Test||September 8-12||The Oval, London|