England to play three Tests in West Indies

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The England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed the itinerary for next year's tour of the West Indies.

The England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed the itinerary for next year's tour of the West Indies.

The tourists will play twin two-day warm-up fixtures in St Kitts between 6 and 9 April 2015, before a three-Test series commences across Antigua, Grenada and Barbados.

"We thank the West Indies Cricket Board for their assistance with the organisation of the tour and we know the venues will prove extremely popular with the thousands of cricket lovers who follow England to the Caribbean," said ECB managing director Paul Downton.

The Grenada National Stadium will host England in the longest format of the international game for the first time. The English, too, will return to the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium since 2009's abandonment due to an unsafe outfield.

<b>Schedule:</b><br>6 to 7 April: two-day warm-up match, St Kitts<br>8 to 9 April: two-day warm-up match, St Kitts<br>13 to 17 April: first Test Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua<br>21 to 25 April: second Test Grenada National Stadium, Grenada<br>1 to 5 May: third Test Kensington Oval, Barbados

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