Basseterre, St. Kitts October 18 2021(SKNVIBES)

CRICKET WEST INDIES has announced the three venues that will be the host to England for a series of T20 and Test matches early in the 2022 cricket season between January and March.

Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, and Grenada are on the fixtures that will host the Barmy Army as part of a busy season for the Caribbean team.Cricket West Indies said England would arrive in the Caribbean to play the first ever five-match T20I Series between the two teams. All five matches would be played in Barbados across a nine-day period from January 22 to 30, 2022, including two consecutive weekends of back-to-back T20I cricket.

Following that series, West Indies’ white-ball will venture on tour of India in February 2022, and the West Indies will then welcome England back to the Caribbean for a three-match Test Series to compete for the newly-created Richards-Botham Trophy.The Test Series will start at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS) in Antigua on March 8, 2022 before moving to the Kensington Oval in Barbados for the second Test, starting on March 16.