ECB confirm tour to West Indies
The England and Wales cricket board, and the West Indies Cricket Board have announced that England will visit the West Indies in February and March 2017.
England will meet the West Indies in three ODIs played in Antigua and Barbados.
ECB Director, England Cricket, Andrew Strauss said: “We are pleased to have agreed the itinerary for this tour which will form an important part of our one-day squad’s preparations for the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales later in the summer. West Indies is always a popular tour destination for England fans and we trust as many supporters as possible will travel to the Caribbean to show support for the team.”
Wednesday 22 February: Arrival into St Kitts
Saturday 25 February: England v WICB President’s XI, St Kitts
Monday 27 February: England v WICB President’s XI, St Kitts
Tuesday 28 February: Travel to Antigua
Friday 3 March: 1st ODI v West Indies, SVRS
Sunday 5 March: 2nd ODI v West indies, SVRS
Monday 6 March: Travel to Barbados
Thursday 9 March: 3rd ODI v West Indies, Kensington Oval
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