Due to the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020, all cricket teams could not play enough matches. From January to December in 2021, Team India is to play nonstop cricket. The year 2021 is going to be quite challenging for Indian team captain Virat Kohli. So let’s know the complete schedule of Team India in 2021 –
Two matches of the four-Test Border Gavaskar Series between India and Australia were played in December, while the remaining two matches are scheduled to be played in January. The third Test match of the series is to be played at Sydney Cricket Ground from 7 January and the last Test match at Brisbane from 15 January. With these two Tests, India’s tour of Australia will end.
India has to host England from 5 February to 28 March. During this time, India has to play a series of four Test matches, five T20 Internationals and three ODIs.
The 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was played in Dubai due to the Corona epidemic. The 13th season of IPL was played between September 19 and November 10, the 14th season can be played in April-May 2021. The IPL will be played in India this year.
After the IPL, Team India will go to Sri Lanka tour. On this tour, Team India will play three ODIs and a five-match T20 International series. After this, Team India will stop in Sri Lanka, where the Asia Cup is to be played.
Team India will leave for Zimbabwe after the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka. The tour was to take place in 2020, but had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Team India Limited will play a series of overs in Zimbabwe.
August – September 2021
Team India will leave for England after the Zimbabwe tour. In August, India have to play a five-Test series against England. This series will be very important for the ICC World Test Championship.
Team India will return home after the tour of England, where they will have to host South Africa. India will play the home series against South Africa before the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
The T20 World Cup is to be played in India in October-November. India has not won this tournament since the 2007 T20 World Cup. Team India would definitely like to win this tournament under their host.
Team India will host New Zealand after the T20 World Cup. During this time, a series of two Test matches and three T20 Internationals will be played between the two teams.
At the end of the year, Team India will go on a South African tour. On this tour, Team India will play a series of three Tests and three T20 Internationals.