The upcoming Test series between India and England will mark the beginning of the second cycle of the ICC World Test Championship. West Indies will embark on the championship with a series against Pakistan at home.
Like last season, this cycle will also nine teams going up against each other. However, they will have to play a better brand of cricket to finish among the top sides. In the last edition, they finished eighth, only above Bangladesh.
All eyes will be on West Indies and how they fare under their new skipper in Kraigg Brathwaite.
West Indies ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Series Details
Pakistan tour of West Indies, 2021
The team from the Caribbean Island will begin their campaign in the second cycle of the World Test Championship against Pakistan. The series will take place in August 2021.
August 12-16: West Indies vs Pakistan, First Test, Jamaica
August 20-24: West Indies vs Pakistan, Second Test, Jamaica
England tour of West Indies, 2022
West Indies will host England for a three-Test series in March 2022. The timetable for the series is out, but the venues have not been decided yet.
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March 8-13: West Indies vs England, First Test, TBC
March 16-21: West Indies vs England, Second Test, TBC
March 24-29: West Indies vs England, Third Test, TBC
Bangladesh tour of West Indies, 2022
West Indies will play their final home series of the 2021-23 WTC cycle against Bangladesh in June and July 2022.
West Indies tour of South Africa, 2022
Kraigg Brathwaite & Co will play their first overseas series under the new WTC cycle against South Africa. The two-Test series will most probably take place in October 2022.
West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2022
As they complete their home assignments, West Indies will head to Sri Lanka to play a World Test Championship series. The series will once again comprise of two Test matches.
West Indies tour of Australia, 2022
The Caribbeans will finish their group leg of the second edition of the World Test Championship with a series against Australia. The series is scheduled to take place in December 2022.