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Indian National Cricket Team. Credit: BCCI Twitter.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the hectic home season for the team. Five teams are set to tour India whereas Virat Kohli‘s men will also tour New Zealand. South Africa, Bangladesh, West Indies, Zimbabwe and Australia will tour India after the completion of the ongoing World Cup 2019. It will include five Test matches, nine One Day Matches and 12 T20Is.

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South Africa will tour India for three T20Is and as many Test matches. The matches will be played between September 15 to October 23 for the Freedom series. Subsequently, India’s neighbours Bangladesh will tour them for three T20Is and two Test match series from November 3 to November 26.

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah
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Another hectic schedule is on the cards.

Furthermore, West Indies will come to the Indian shores for three One Day International series and as many T20Is from December 6 to December 22. Zimbabwe will tour India after a long time as they will play three T2O International at the beginning of next year from January 6 to January 22.

Subsequently, the Australian team will play three-match ODI series against India from January 14 to January 19. Lastly, India will play against South Africa in three ODI series from March 12 to March 18.

BCCI Announces India's Hectic Home Season, Five Countries Will Tour India
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni (Credits: BCCI)

India has been a force to reckon with in home conditions.

Hence, it is going to be a hectic season for the India National Cricket Team as they are going to have their work cut out.  Furthermore, India is expected to tour New Zealand in between.

Meanwhile, India has ticked the right boxes and Virat Kohli’s men will like to come up with consistent performances. India has always been a force to reckon with in the home conditions and they would like to continue their home domination going.

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On the other hand, India will begin their World Cup campaign against South Africa at Southampton on June 5.

Here is the complete schedule:

Freedom Trophy – 2019

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

15th September

1st T20I

Dharamsala

2

18th September

2nd T20I

Mohali

3

22nd September

3rd T20I

Bengaluru

4

October 2-6

1st Test

Vizag

5

October 10-14

2nd Test

Ranchi

6

October 19-23

3rd  Test

Pune

Bangladesh’s Tour of India – 2019

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

3rd November

1st T20I

Delhi

2

7th November

2nd T20I

Rajkot

3

10th November

3rd T20I

Nagpur

4

November 14-18

1st Test

Indore

5

November 22-26

2nd Test

Kolkata

West Indies’ Tour of India – 2019

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

6th December

1st T20I

Mumbai

2

8th December

2nd T20I

Thiruvananthapuram

3

11th December

3rd T20I

Hyderabad

4

15th December

1st ODI

Chennai

5

18th December

2nd ODI

Vizag

6

22nd December

3rd ODI

Cuttack

Zimbabwe’s Tour of India – 2020

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

5th January

1st T20I

Guwahati

2

7th January

2nd T20I

Indore

3

10th January

3rd T20I

Pune

Australia’s Tour of India – 2020

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

14th January

1st ODI

Mumbai

2

17th January

2nd ODI

Rajkot

3

19th January

3rd ODI

Bengaluru

South Africa’s Tour of India – 2020

Sr. No.

Date

Match

Venue

1

12th March

1st ODI

Dharamsala

2

15th March

2nd ODI

Lucknow

3

18th March

3rd ODI

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