Hectic schedule awaits India

Published on May 21, 2015 11:35:16 AM

The Indian cricket team will be having a tight-packed schedule lined up till the 2016 World Twenty20, after it returns from the trip of Bangladesh.

After India's tour of Bangladesh team India are scheduled to leave for Zimbabwe in July to play a bilateral series comprising three ODIs and two Twenty20 internationals.

This will be followed by a tour to Sri Lanka in August for three Tests. South Africa will then tour India from September to November to play four Tests, five ODIs and three T20s.

This will be followed by the much talked about Pakistan series in December, following which India will travel to Australia for a bilateral series, comprising five ODIs and three T20s in January 2016. In February, Sri Lanka will visit India to play three T20Is, followed by the Asia Cup 2016 which will be a T20 tournament.

Asked about the series against Pakistan, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Anurag Thakur said a number of issues need to fall in place before the ties resumes.