Quantcast

Cricket news: England to play first Test of 2020 at the Oval against West Indies

Must Read

Alabama DL Phidarian Mathis recognized with award, then becomes a father

It was a fabulous week for big nose tackle Phidarian Mathis. First, he was recognized by Alabama as one...

Tyson Fury wild after party at Las Vegas super club Hakkasan after Deontay Wilder win

'There were three Bronze Bombers in the air, and the Gypsy King from England shot them down': Inside Tyson...

Inter Milan ‘eye Anthony Martial or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to replace Lautaro Martinez’

Inter Milan 'eye Anthony Martial or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to replace Lautaro Martinez' if Barcelona succeed with €150m bid for...
Distinct Athletehttp://Distinctathlete.com
DistinctAthlete.com is an entertaining sports site. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters. Distinct Athlete was launched in May of 2012 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites.

England to break Test tradition by playing first fixture of the 2020 season at the Oval against West Indies

  • England will begin next year’s Test fixtures against West Indies at the Oval
  • England also play Tests against Pakistan, at Lord’s, Old Trafford and Trent Bridge
  • Both series will count towards the new World Test Championship table
  •  In one-day cricket England will face Australia and Ireland in three-match series

England will break with tradition by opening next year’s Test schedule at The Oval.

The 2020 international fixtures were released on Wednesday morning, taking in visits from the West Indies, Australia, Pakistan and Ireland, and the south London venue which usually hosts the final Test of the summer will be raising the curtain this time.

The West Indies are the opposition on June 4 – which should allow a sizeable window for Indian Premier League participation, with the Twenty20 competition ending on May 13 – followed by Tests at Edgbaston and Lord’s.

England will break with tradition by opening next year’s Test schedule at The Oval

England also play three Tests against Pakistan, at Lord’s, Old Trafford and Trent Bridge, with both series counting towards the World Test Championship table.

In one-day cricket Eoin Morgan’s World Cup winners will face Australia and Ireland in three-match series, with the last game against the latter ending the England calendar back at The Oval.

Preparations for next year’s Twenty20 World Cup continue with six short-form matches split between the Australians and Pakistan.

Domestic cricket will see the inaugural year of the The Hundred, likely to launch in mid-July, with Vitality Blast Finals Day on September 5 at Edgbaston and the one-day cup final heading to Trent Bridge on September 19.

England will play three Tests against Pakistan counting towards the World Test Championship

England will play three Tests against Pakistan counting towards the World Test Championship

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

XFL Wildcats roast DC’s Rashad Ross with savage Twitter video

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Wildcats dominated Rashad Ross and the...

La última bala de Guardiola

Ni en los momentos más oscuros, ya sea cuando el Real Madrid de Carlo Ancelotti le endosó a su Bayern de Múnich un 5-0...

El Barça se viste en Nápoles

Lo normal es que un hincha le esté rezando a un futbolista para tener una camiseta o unos botines... Hay casos en el que...

Di Marzio: “Messi es el Barça; ¿dónde quieres que vaya?”

El Barça vuelve al San Paolo, donde nunca ha disputado un enfrentamiento oficial. La única vez en que los blaugranas aparecieron en el césped...

More Articles Like This