England set for Windies and Sri Lanka tests in 2024


England men and women’s summer schedules for 2024 have been confirmed today, with the men to face the West Indies and Sri Lanka in test series following the T20 World Cup in North America.

England will face off against the two sides in three-match series, West Indies through to the end of July and Sri Lanka at the end of August and into early September.

The 2024 home international season will open with England Women and England Men hosting Pakistan in concurrent white-ball series.

Heather Knight’s team will start the international summer at Edgbaston as part of a three-match Women’s T20 Series against Pakistan Women in mid-May, before visiting The County Ground, Northampton and Headingley.

The two sides will then contest three One-Day Internationals later in the month. The series takes place at the same time that England Men make their final preparations for their ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title defence.

England Men defeated Pakistan Men to win the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title in Melbourne last November, and fans will be treated to a four-match Men’s T20 Series between the two teams before Jos Buttler’s team fly out to the Caribbean and United States.

The side-by-side series against Pakistan will follow on from this summer’s Ashes, which have been staged alongside each other and have helped England Women achieve record ticket sales.

To build on the growing interest in the women’s game, England Women will play at a selection of high-capacity venues next summer, when they will also host New Zealand in a three-match Women’s ODI Series at the end of June and a five-match IT20 Series in early July.

England Women will play at 14 venues in total – from Chester-Le-Street in the north east to Hove on the south coast – before finishing their schedule with the fifth T20 against New Zealand Women at Lord’s on July 17.

Following the test summer for England, Australia will return for three T20s in mid-September before five ODIs take the international season to its conclusion at the end of the month.

Vitality Blast Finals Day will be staged at Edgbaston with the date to be confirmed.

Ticket sales activity is set to commence from August 30 with a Public Ballot for England Men’s and England Women’s international fixtures.

Richard Gould, ECB CEO, said: “After attracting record ticket sales this summer it is fitting that the England Women’s team will open the international season next year at an iconic venue such as Edgbaston.

“Next summer’s schedule will see England Women play at more venues and allow more people to see their heroes in action as we look to maintain the growth the women’s game deserves.

“Fans across England and Wales will also get to see our England Men’s world champions in action ahead of their T20 World Cup title defence, before three-match Test series against both West Indies and Sri Lanka.

“We are looking forward to another memorable summer which is set to finish with white-ball series against New Zealand for our England Women’s team and Australia for our England Men’s team.”


Women’s IT20 Series v Pakistan Women

May 11: 1st Women’s IT20 – Edgbaston, Birmingham

May 17: 2nd Women’s IT20 – The County Ground, Northampton

May 19: 3rd Women’s IT20 – Headingley, Leeds

Women’s One-Day International Series v Pakistan Women

May 23: 1st Women’s One-Day International – The Incora County Ground, Derby

May 26: 2nd Women’s One-Day International – The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

May 29: 3rd Women’s One-Day International – The Cloud County Ground, Chelmsford

Women’s One-Day International Series v New Zealand Women

June 26: 1st Women’s One-Day International – Seat Unique Riverside, Chester-le-Street

June 29: 2nd Women’s One-Day International – New Road, Worcester

July 3: 3rd Women’s One-Day International – Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol

Women’s IT20 Series v New Zealand Women

July 6: 1st Women’s IT20 – The Ageas Bowl, Southampton

July 9: 2nd Women’s IT20 – The 1st Central County Ground, Hove

July 11: 3rd Women’s IT20 – The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence

July 13: 4th Women’s IT20 – The Kia Oval, London

July 17: 5th Women’s IT20, Lord’s, London


Men’s IT20 Series v Pakistan Men

May 22: 1st Men’s IT20 – Headingley, Leeds

May 25: 2nd Men’s IT20 – Edgbaston, Birmingham

May 28: 3rd Men’s IT20 – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

May 30: 4th Men’s IT20 – The Kia Oval

Men’s Test Series v West Indies Men

July 10-14: 1st Men’s Test – Lord’s, London

July 18-22: 2nd Men’s Test – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

July 26-30: 3rd Men’s Test – Edgbaston, Birmingham

Men’s Test Series v Sri Lanka Men

Aug 21-25: 1st Men’s Test – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Aug 29 – Sept 2: 2nd Men’s Test – Lord’s, London

Sept 6-10: 3rd Men’s Test – The Kia Oval

Men’s IT20 Series v Australia Men

Sept 11: 1st Men’s IT20 – The Ageas Bowl, Southampton

Sept 13: 2nd Men’s IT20 – Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Sept 15: 3rd Men’s IT20 – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester

Men’s One-Day International Series v Australia Men

Sept 19: 1st Men’s One-Day International – Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Sept 21: 2nd Men’s One-Day International – Headingley, Leeds

Sept 24: 3rd Men’s One-Day International – Seat Unique Riverside, Chester-le-Street

Sept 27: 4th Men’s One-Day International – Lord’s, London

Sept 29: 5th Men’s One-Day International – Seat Unique Stadium, Bristol

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