India tour of West Indies could start in first week of August

first_imgIndia tour of West Indies could start in first week of AugustIndia were scheduled to tour West Indies just after the World Cup final on July 14. However, BCCI wanted the Indian players to have a break before the tour where both the teams are scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.advertisement Press Trust of India New DelhiMay 1, 2019UPDATED: May 1, 2019 20:17 IST India will tour West Indies for two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is. (Twitter/@BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSIndia’s tour of West Indies could be pushed back to August first weekThe final dates for the tour will be finalised by CWI at its board meeting on May 13India are scheduled to play two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is with West IndiesIndia’s tour of the West Indies could start in the first week of August as Cricket West Indies has agreed to the BCCI’s request of pushing back the tour of the Caribbean by a couple of weeks.The Indian team was tentatively scheduled to reach the Caribbean island immediately after the World Cup final on July 14. However, the BCCI might have wanted the India players to have a break before the tour, which the CWI was happy to entertain.As per the ICC’s Future Tours Programme, India were scheduled to tour the West Indies after the World Cup for a full tour comprising two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, the tour is likely to commence in the first week of August and run till September 4. The final dates for the tour along with the venues will be finalised by CWI at its board meeting on May 13.CWI also wanted a clear window for the Caribbean Premier League, which has now also been rescheduled, owing to the shift in the India tour itinerary.Originally, the seventh edition of the CPL was slotted from August 21 to September 27. As per the revised dates, the tournament will now be played between September 4 and October 12.Also Read | Chris Gayle, Andre Russell in West Indies 2019 World Cup squadAlso Read | West Indies have X factor at 2019 ICC World Cup, says coach Floyd ReiferAlso SeeFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow India tour of West IndiesFollow World Cup 2019Follow Caribbean Premier Leaguelast_img

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