England Tour of Windies 2019: Full schedule, squads and telecast details
England's tour of Windies will start on 23rd January with the first of the three Tests which will be followed by a five-match ODI series and a three-match T20I series. The two-month-long tour will also have two two-day warm-up matches before the Test Series and a 50-over warm-up match ahead of the ODI series. Both the two-day warm-up matches ended in a draw with Stuart Broad taking a hat-trick in the second Warm-up match.
This is England's first assignment of the year 2019. Further, the no.1 ODI team will play Ireland and Pakistan before the World Cup. The squad for both ODIs and Test Series has been announced by the ECB.
Olly Stone has been replaced by Mark Wood after he was ruled out of the tour due to a stress fracture. Windies have also announced the squad for the first Test of the series which will be played in Barbados and have recalled experienced Darren Bravo to the Test Squad.
First Test- Jan 23 - Jan 27, Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Second Test- Jan 31 - Feb 04, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua
Third Test- Feb 09 - Feb 13, Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
*All Test matches will start at 7:30 PM IST, 2:00 PM GMT / 10:00 AM LOCAL.
First ODI - 20h February 2019, Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Second ODI - 22nd February 2019, Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados
Third ODI - 25th February 2019, National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
Fourth ODI - 27th February 2019, National Cricket Stadium, St George's, Grenada
Fifth ODI - 2nd March 2019, Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
*1st, 2nd, 5th ODI will start at 8:30 PM IST, 3:00 PM GMT / 11:00 AM LOCAL and 3rd, 4th ODI will start at 7:00 PM,1:30 PM GMT / 09:30 AM LOCAL.
First T20I - 05th March 2019, Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
Second T20I - 08th March 2019, Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
Third T20I - 10th March 2019, Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
*All the matches will start at 1:30 AM IST, 8:00 PM GMT / 4:00 PM LOCAL.
England Test Squad: Joe Root(c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Ben Foakes, Keaton Jennings, Jack Leach, Adil Rashid, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
England ODI Squad: Eoin Morgan(c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Windies Test Squad for the first Test: Jason Holder(c), Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Oshane Thomas
The matches will be broadcasted live on the Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD and on Sony Liv App in Indian Sub-continent while Sky Sports will broadcast the matches Live in the UK.