World Test Championship 2021-23 Schedule, Time Table, Teams & Venues

ICC has announced the upcoming World Test Championship 2021-23 schedule. The second edition of the World Test Championship kicks off with India taking on England in a five-match series.

Like the first WTC edition, the nine nations competing will play 3 home and 3 away series. Each team will play around two to five test matches in each series.

England is set to play the highest amount of games (i.e. 21 matches) in the second edition of WTC. Whereas Bangladesh will be playing the least number of matches, i.e. 12. And the defending champion New Zealand will also play just 13 games. READ: ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule

World Test Championship 2021-23 Schedule

England vs India – August 2021

DateMatchVenue
4–8 August 2021England vs India 1st TestTrent Bridge, Nottingham
12–16 August 2021England vs India 2nd TestLord’s, London
25–29 August 2021England vs India 3rd TestHeadingley, Leeds
2–6 September 2021England vs India 4th TestKennington Oval, London
10–14 September 2021England vs India 5th TestEmirates Old Trafford, Manchester

West Indies v Pakistan 2021

DateMatchVenue
12–16 August 2021West Indies v Pakistan 1st TestSabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
20–24 August 2021West Indies v Pakistan 2nd TestSabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

India v New Zealand 2021

DateMatchVenue
November 2021India vs New Zealand 1st TestIndia
November 2021India vs New Zealand 2nd TestIndia

Bangladesh v Pakistan 2021

DateMatchVenue
November 2021Bangladesh v Pakistan 1st TestBangladesh
November 2021 Bangladesh v Pakistan 2nd TestBangladesh

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka 2021

DateMatchVenue
December 2021Bangladesh v Sri Lanka 1st TestBangladesh
December 2021 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka 2nd TestBangladesh

The Ashes Australia v England

DateMatchVenue
8–12 December 2021Australia v England 1st TestThe Gabba, Brisbane
16–20 December 2021Australia v England 2nd TestAdelaide Oval, Adelaide
26–30 December 2021Australia v England 3rd TestMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
5–9 January 2022Australia v England 4th TestSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
14–18 January 2022Australia v England 5th TestPerth Stadium, Perth

New Zealand v Bangladesh 2021-22

DateMatchVenue
December 2021New Zealand v Bangladesh 1st TestNew Zealand
January 2022New Zealand v Bangladesh 2nd TestNew Zealand

South Africa v India 2021-22

DateMatchVenue
December 2021South Africa v India 1st TestSouth Africa
December 2021South Africa v India 2nd TestSouth Africa
January 2022South Africa v India 3rd TestSouth Africa

Pakistan v Australia 2022

DateMatchVenue
February 2022Pakistan v Australia 1st TestPakistan
March 2022Pakistan v Australia 2nd TestPakistan

New Zealand v South Africa 2022

DateMatchVenue
February 2022New Zealand v South Africa 1st TestNew Zealand
February 2022New Zealand v South Africa 2nd TestNew Zealand

India v Sri Lanka 2022

DateMatchVenue
February 2022India v Sri Lanka 1st TestIndia
February 2022India v Sri Lanka 2nd TestIndia
March 2022India v Sri Lanka 3rd TestIndia

Richards–Botham Trophy – West Indies v England 2022

DateMatchVenue
8–12 March 2022West Indies v England 1st TestWest Indies
16–20 March 2022West Indies v England 2nd TestWest Indies
24–28 March 2022West Indies v England 3rd TestWest Indies

South Africa v Bangladesh 2022

DateMatchVenue
March 2022South Africa v Bangladesh 1st TestSouth Africa
April 2022South Africa v Bangladesh 2nd TestSouth Africa

West Indies v Bangladesh 2022

DateMatchVenue
June 2022West Indies v Bangladesh 1st TestWest Indies
June 2022West Indies v Bangladesh 2nd TestWest Indies

Sri Lanka v Australia 2022

DateMatchVenue
June 2022Sri Lanka v Australia 1st TestSri Lanka
June 2022Sri Lanka v Australia Bangladesh v Pakistan 2nd TestSri Lanka

England v New Zealand

DateMatchVenue
June 2022England v New Zealand 1st TestEngland
June 2022England v New Zealand 2nd TestEngland
June 2022England v New Zealand 3rd TestEngland

Sri Lanka v Pakistan 2022

DateMatchVenue
July 2022Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1st TestSri Lanka
July 2022Sri Lanka v Pakistan 2nd TestSri Lanka

England v South Africa

DateMatchVenue
August 2022England v South Africa 1st TestEngland
August 2022England v South Africa 2nd TestEngland
August 2022England v South Africa 3rd TestEngland

2022–23

South Africa v West Indies

DateMatchVenue
October 2022South Africa v West Indies 1st TestSouth Africa
October 2022South Africa v West Indies 2nd TestSouth Africa

Sri Lanka v West Indies

DateMatchVenue
October 2022Sri Lanka v West Indies 1st TestSri Lanka
October 2022Sri Lanka v West Indies 2nd TestSri Lanka

Pakistan v England

DateMatchVenue
October 2022Pakistan v England 1st TestPakistan
October 2022Pakistan v England 2nd TestPakistan
October 2022Pakistan v England 3rd TestPakistan

Border–Gavaskar Trophy – India v Australia

DateMatchVenue
October/November 2022India v Australia 1st TestIndia
October/November 2022India v Australia 2nd TestIndia
October/November 2022India v Australia 3rd TestIndia
October/November 2022India v Australia 4th TestIndia

Ganguly–Durjoy Trophy – Bangladesh v India

DateMatchVenue
November 2022Bangladesh v India 1st TestBangladesh
November 2022Bangladesh v India 2nd TestBangladesh

Pakistan v New Zealand

DateMatchVenue
November 2022Pakistan v New Zealand 1st TestPakistan
November 2022Pakistan v New Zealand 2nd TestPakistan

Australia v West Indies 2022

DateMatchVenue
November 2022Australia v West Indies 1st TestAustralia
December 2022Australia v West Indies 2nd TestAustralia

New Zealand v Sri Lanka

DateMatchVenue
November 2022New Zealand v Sri Lanka 1st TestNew Zealand
December 2022New Zealand v Sri Lanka 2nd TestNew Zealand

Australia v South Africa 2022-23

DateMatchVenue
December 2022Australia v South Africa 1st TestAustralia
January 2023Australia v South Africa 2nd TestAustralia
January 2023Australia v South Africa 3rd TestAustralia

Bangladesh will have fewer number matches in the World Test Championship 2021-23 schedule than West Indies and Sri Lanka, who are set to play 13 games each.

The defending champions New Zealand will play the 13 matches, Australia will play 18, while South Africa will play the 15 games. Pakistan is scheduled to play 14 Test matches in the WTC schedule.

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