ST.JOHN’S , Antigua, CMC- The West Indies will travel to India in November to play two Tests and three one-day internationals, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) confirmed on Tuesday night.
The WICB and the Board of Control for Cricket in India have agreed to utilize the mutually available window in November for the tour, the WICB said in a statement.
The full India tour schedule will be released following final agreement by the two boards, the release said.
The Tests are expected to be played in Mumbai and Kolkata, with Sachin Tendulkar’s hometown Mumbai hosting his 200th, an unprecedented number of Tests in a career – with 198. West Indies last toured India in November-December 2011 when they lost a three-match Test series 2-0 and five-match ODI series 4-1.
West Indies last faced India in the Celkon Mobile Cup earlier this year in the Caribbean. India won that tri nation series which also involved Sri Lanka.
The Indian tour will precede the West Indies trip to New Zealand to play three Tests, five ODIs and two T20s between December 3 and January 15.