Indian Cricket Team Schedule 2023

Last Modified Jan 02, 2023 16:47 IST

Indian Cricket Team Schedule 2023 is released and they have a jam-packed schedule throughout the whole year with multiple Tests, ODIs & T20Is lined-up for them. They will be a part of 6 bilateral series and 2 international tournaments. Due to the Indian cricket team’s popularity, they hardly get any time for breaks and leisure.

Like any other year, they have a tightly packed schedule, beginning with the Sri Lanka series in January and ending with the South African series in late December. With the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup being held in India, the Indian team will be playing most series at home to prepare for the quadrennial event. Throughout the whole year, they will be playing a minimum of 43 matches- 14 T20Is, 23 ODIs and 6 Tests. Let us take a look at their upcoming schedule:

Indian Cricket Team Schedule 2023 – India Men's Cricket Team Upcoming Matches

India vs Sri Lanka (January, 2023)

India will first face the Sri Lankan team in 2023. Sri Lanka will tour the Indian subcontinent for a three-match T20I series and then, a three-match ODI series. Occurring in India, the white-ball series will provide opportunities to many young and talented Indians. Although the Sri Lankan team might rank at the bottom of the table in the ICC team rankings, India will not be underestimating the last Asia Cup champions.

DateTime (IST)MatchVenue
03 Jan, 202307:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20IWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
05 Jan, 202307:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20IMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
07 Jan, 202307:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20ISaurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
10 Jan, 202302:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODIBarsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
12 Jan, 202302:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODIEden Gardens, Kolkata
15 Jan, 202302:00 PMIndia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODIGreenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

India vs New Zealand (January - February)

Next, the Indian team will host the New Zealand team just after their series completion against the Sri Lankan team. New Zealand will first play three ODI matches against India, and then move on to the three-match T20I series. The matches will take place in six different locations across India and the tour will stretch from January to February.

DateTime (IST)MatchVenue
18 Jan, 202302:00 PM India vs New Zealand, 1st ODIRajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
21 Jan, 202302:00 PM India vs New Zealand, 2nd ODIShaheed Veer Narayan Singh InternationalStadium, Raipur
24 Jan, 202302:00 PM India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODIHolkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
27 Jan, 202307:00 PMIndia vs New Zealand, 1st T20IJSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
29 Jan, 202307:00 PMIndia vs New Zealand, 2nd T20IBharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee EkanaCricket Stadium, Lucknow
01 Feb, 202307:00 PMIndia vs New Zealand, 3rd T20INarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

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India vs Australia (February - March)

In February and March, Australia will tour India for a Test and an ODI series. India will play four Test matches and three ODI matches against the mighty Australian team. The Test matches will be vital for the Indian team as they need to win five out of the six remaining Test matches if they want to qualify for the World Test Championship finals. Also, the ODI matches will occur after the end of the Test series, in March.

DateTime (IST)MatchVenue
09-13 Feb, 202309:30 AM India vs Australia, 1st TestVidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
17-21 Feb, 202309:30 AM India vs Australia, 2nd TestArun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
01-05 Mar, 202309:30 AM India vs Australia, 3rd TestHimachal Pradesh Cricket AssociationStadium, Dharamsala
09-13 Mar, 202309:30 AM India vs Australia, 4th TestNarendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
17 Mar, 202302:00 PM India vs Australia, 1st ODIWankhede Stadium, Mumbai
19 Mar, 202302:00 PM India vs Australia, 2nd ODIDr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCACricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam
22 Mar, 202302:00 PM India vs Australia, 3rd ODIMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

India vs West Indies (July - August, 2023)

After the culmination of the 2023 IPL, in the months of July and August, the Indian team will take part in their first away series. Similar to last year, India will tour the West Indies. It will be a long tour, with India playing 2 Test matches, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is against the Caribbeans. A second string Indian cricket team is most likely to take part in the tour, with the main players resting and preparing for the upcoming Asia cup. BCCI is yet to announce the itinerary for India’s Tour of the West Indies.

Asia Cup ( September, 2023)

In the following month of September, India will be taking part in the 2023 Asia Cup. India, in their first match, will face their arch-rivals, Pakistan. Most likely to be hosted by Pakistan, the Asia Cup will be held in the 50-over format. The tournament will lead to each team playing two matches in the group stages before the qualifying teams move on to the Super Four, where all the four teams will play each other. The ODI matches will act as a brilliant form of preparation for the Asian teams before the ICC Cricket World Cup.

India vs Australia ( September- December, 2023)

Similar to last year, Australia will be touring India just before the World Cup. It will act as great practice for the upcoming 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup which is to be held in India. Both the teams will play 3 ODI matches, a few days before the quadrennial tournament. After the end of the tournament, the Australian team will remain in the Indian shores and continue their tour. India will play five T20I matches against Australia in December and then move on to the next series.

ICC Cricket World Cup ( October- November, 2023)

From 26 October to 26 November, the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup will occur in the subcontinent. A total of ten teams, 7 qualified through the 2020-23 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, 2 from the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier and India already qualified due to them being the host nation, will participate in the tournament. The tournament will occur in a round-robin format, with all the teams playing against each other in the group stage. India will go into the World Cup as the favorites with them having the advantage of playing in home conditions. They will try to repeat history and gain the glory they achieved in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.

(December- January, 2023)

At the end of the year, India will tour South Africa for 2 Test, 3 ODI and 3 T20I matches. Beginning in December, the tour will further extend to the first month of 2024.

(Note: Sportskeeda will update the schedules of the a fore mentioned series once they are released by the BCCI)