March 2021's complete international cricket schedule
After an entertaining February, cricket action will continue in March 2021 with teams from across the world making their presence felt on the field.
The England cricket team will continue its tour of India, while the Trans-Tasman rivals will battle in New Zealand.
Bangladesh will tour New Zealand following Australia's departure. Meanwhile, the Afghanistan cricket team will play its first Test in the United Arab Emirates against Zimbabwe.
The South African cricket team will not be in action this month as Cricket Australia canceled their tour of the country.
International cricket will return to the Caribbean with a series between West Indies and Sri Lanka. Here's a look at this month's complete international schedule.
England cricket team's tour of India
The final Test of the India vs England series will begin at the Narendra Modi Stadium this week. After the ICC World Test Championship series, the two nations will lock horns in five T20Is at the same venue.
The action will then move to Pune, where India and England will play a three-match ICC Cricket World Super League series behind closed doors.
4th Test - March 4 - 8, Ahmedabad
1st T20I - March 12, Ahmedabad
2nd T20I - March 14, Ahmedabad
3rd T20I - March 16, Ahmedabad
4th T20I - March 18, Ahmedabad
5th T20I - March 20, Ahmedabad
1st ODI - March 23, Pune
2nd ODI - March 26, Pune
3rd ODI - March 28, Pune
Australia tour of New Zealand
Australia have lost their first two T20I matches against New Zealand. However, the visitors still have a chance of winning this series.
The Aaron Finch-led outfit will have to bring their 'A' game to turn the tables in this five-match T20I series.
3rd T20I - March 3, Wellington
4th T20I - March 5, Wellington
5th T20I - March 7, Mount Maunganui
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe in UAE
Afghanistan will host the Zimbabwean cricket team in the United Arab Emirates for two Tests and three T20Is. Both teams will look to improve their position in the ICC Test Rankings by performing well in the Gulf nation.
Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe Schedule
1st Test - March 2 - 6, Abu Dhabi
2nd Test - March 10 - 14, Abu Dhabi
1st T20I - March 17, Abu Dhabi
2nd T20I - March 19, Abu Dhabi
3rd T20I - March 20, Abu Dhabi
Sri Lanka tour of West Indies
Angelo Mathews will lead the Sri Lankan cricket team in the T20I series versus the defending T20 World Cup champions. The Islanders will play three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests against West Indies over the next few weeks.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka Schedule
1st T20I - March 3, Antigua
2nd T20I - March 5, Antigua
3rd T20I - March 7, Antigua
1st ODI - March 10, North Sound
2nd ODI - March 12, North Sound
3rd ODI - March 14, North Sound
1st Test - March 21 - 25, North Sound
2nd Test - March 29 - April 2, North Sound
Bangladesh tour of New Zealand
The Bangladesh cricket team has reached New Zealand for their international tour which begins on March 20. The tour comprises three ODIs and three T20Is.
Both teams will be keen to test some new players and take a step forward in finalizing their combinations for the T20 World Cup later this year.
New Zealand vs Bangladesh Schedule
1st ODI - March 20, Dunedin
2nd ODI - March 23, Christchurch
3rd ODI - March 26, Wellington
1st T20I - March 28, Hamilton
2nd T20I - March 30, Napier
3rd T20I - April 1, Auckland
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