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BCCI Announces India’s International Home Schedule For 2024-25
By CricShots - Jun 20, 2024 7:43 pm
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On Thursday, June 20, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) revealed the schedule of the Indian team at home for the 2024-25 season. The schedule features tours by Bangladesh, New Zealand, and England, bringing a lineup of games that everyone will look forward to. India’s home season will be commencing with a couple of Tests against Bangladesh. The first Test is slated to begin on September 23 in Chennai, followed by the second Test in Kanpur, starting on October 1.

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Following the Test series, India and Bangladesh will be locking horns with each other for a three-match T20I series with games scheduled in Dharamsala, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

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Next on India’s agenda is a three-match Test series against New Zealand. The series opens on October 20 in Bengaluru, just eight days after India’s final T20I against Bangladesh. The second and third Tests will be held in Pune and Mumbai, respectively.

The season concludes with a highly anticipated series against England. This showdown features a five-match T20I series commencing on January 22, 2025. The T20Is will take place in Chennai, Kolkata, Rajkot, Pune, and Mumbai. Following the T20I series, England will play a three-match ODI series, with matches scheduled in Nagpur, Cuttack, and Ahmedabad.

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India aims to maximize their points from the five home Test matches as they are currently leading the World Test Championship points table for the 2023-2025 cycle. Their goal is to secure a spot in the finals for the third consecutive time, demonstrating their dominance in the format.

Here is a breakdown of India’s fixtures for the upcoming international home season 2024-25:

Bangladesh’s Tour Of India
S. No.Date (From)Date (To)TimeMatchVenue
1Thu19-Sep-24Mon23-Sep-249:30 AM1st TestChennai
2Fri27-Sep-24Tue1-Oct-249:30 AM2nd TestKanpur
3Sun6-Oct-247:00 PM1st T20IDharamsala
4Wed9-Oct-247:00 PM2nd T20IDelhi
5Sat12-Oct-247:00 PM3rd T20IHyderabad

 

New Zealand’s Tour of India
S. No.Date (From)Date (To)TimeMatchVenue
1Wed16-Oct-24Sun20-Oct-249:30 AM1st TestBengaluru
2Thu24-Oct-24Mon28-Oct-249:30 AM2nd TestPune
3Fri1-Nov-24Tue5-Nov-249:30 AM3rd TestMumbai

 

England’s Tour of India
S. No.DateTimeMatchVenue
1Wed22-Jan-257:00 PM1st T20IChennai
2Sat25-Jan-257:00 PM2nd T20IKolkata
3Tue28-Jan-257:00 PM3rd T20IRajkot
4Fri31-Jan-257:00 PM4th T20IPune
5Sun2-Feb-257:00 PM5th T20IMumbai
6Thu6-Feb-251:30 PM1st ODINagpur
7Sun9-Feb-251:30 PM2nd ODICuttack
8Wed12-Feb-251:30 PM3rd ODIAhmedabad