The famous Green Park stadium in Kanpur will have the first Test between India and New Zealand from September 22, starting a 13-Test 2016-17 home period of cricket for India, which additionally incorporates visits by England, Australia and Bangladesh. New Zealand’s three-match arrangement will then move to new-Test venue Indore for the second diversion before adjusting off the Test arrangement at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The Test arrangement will be trailed by five One-Day Internationals (ODI) at Dharamsala, New Delhi, Mohali, Ranchi and Visakhapatnam, a BCCI discharge affirmed. The visit will come full circle on October 29.
India’s home season will include 13 Tests, eight ODIs and three Twenty20 Internationals. The thirteen Tests in the season also equals the record for the highest number of home Tests in a season; the previous time these many games were held was in 1979-80, also in India.
|1st Test||Green Park Stadium, Kanpur||September 22-26|
|2nd Test||Eden Gardens,Kolkata||October 8-12|
|1st ODI||HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala||October. 16|
|2nd ODI||Feroz Shah Kotla, New Delhi||October. 19|
|3rd ODI||PCA Stadium, Mohali||October. 23|
|4th ODI||JSCA International Stadium, Ranchi||October. 26|
|5th ODI||Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium, Vizag||October. 29|
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