Test Championship
Test Championship

International Cricket Council (ICC) has just announced the Future Tour Programme (FTP). ICC has just announced the schedule of ICC test championship which will be played from July 15th 2019 to April 30th 2021. The aim of this tournament to bring more excitement, more people to get connected to a five-day game. Top nine side will play six series, three home and three away between the scheduled period against the mutually selected opponents.

Virat Kohli, Suni Gavaskar
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The top two sides will then compete in the finals of ICC test championship in June 2021. The tournament will begin soon after the world cup – 2019 with the Ashes in England. Windies will play Sri Lanka in the final game of the Test Championship.

Complete schedule of ICC Test Championship

India

July-August 2019: Two away Tests in West Indies.
October-November 2019: Three home Tests against South Africa.
November 2019: Two home Tests against Bangladesh.
February 2020: Two away Tests in New Zealand.
December 2020: Four away Tests in Australia.
January-February 2021: Five home Tests against England.

South Africa

October 2019: Three away Tests in India.
December 2019-January 2020 – Four home Tests against England.
July-August 2020: Two away Tests in West Indies.
January 2021: Two home Tests against Sri Lanka.
January-February 2021: Two away Tests against Pakistan.
February-March 2021: Three home Tests against Australia.

Australia

July-August-September 2019: Five Ashes Tests away in England.
November 2019: Two home Tests against Pakistan.
December 2019-January 2020: Three home Tests against New Zealand.
February 2020: Two away Tests against Bangladesh.
November-December 2020: Four home Tests against India.
February-March 2021: Three away Tests against South Africa.

England

July-August 2019: Five Ashes Tests at home against Australia.
December 2019-January 2020: Four away Tests in South Africa.
March 2020: Two away Tests in Sri Lanka.
June-July 2020: Three home Tests against Windies.
July-August 2020: Three home Tests against Pakistan.
January-February 2021: Five away Tests in India.

New Zealand

July-August 2019: Two away Tests in Sri Lanka.
December 2019-January 2020: Three away Tests in Australia.
February 2020: Two home Tests against India.
August-September 2020: Two away Tests in Bangladesh.
November-December 2020: Three home Tests against Windies.
December 2020: Two home Tests against Pakistan.

Sri Lanka

July-August 2019: Two home Tests against New Zealand.
October 2019: Two away Tests against Pakistan.
March-April 2020: Two home Tests against England.
July-August 2020: Three home Tests against Bangladesh.
January 2021: Two away Tests in South Africa.
February-March 2021: Two away Tests in West Indies.

Pakistan

October 2019: Two home Tests against Sri Lanka.
November-December 2019: Two away Tests in Australia.
January-February 2020: Two home Tests against Bangladesh.
July-August 2020: Three away Tests in England.
December 2020: Two away Tests in New Zealand.
January-February 2021: Two home Tests against South Africa.

Bangladesh

November 2019: Two away Tests in India.
January-February 2020: Two away Tests in Pakistan.
February 2020: Two home Tests against Australia.
July-August 2020: Three away Tests in Sri Lanka.
August-September 2020: Two home Tests against New Zealand.
January-February 2021: Three home Tests against Windies.

Windies

July-August 2019: Two home Tests against India.
June-July 2020: Three away Tests in England.
July-August 2020: Two home Tests against South Africa.
November-December 2020: Three away Tests in New Zealand.
January-February 2021: Three away Tests in Bangladesh.
February-March 2021: Two home Tests in Sri Lanka.