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England men’s cricket schedule: Full list of Test, ODI and T20I fixtures from 2023-27

by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

The ICC has released the 2023-2027 Future Tours Programme – here is what England’s schedule currently looks like.

South Africa v England

January 2023

England travel to South Africa for three ODIs. These fixtures were originally meant to be played in 2020 but were postponed due to Covid.


New Zealand v England

February 2023

Two Tests in New Zealand. This will be the fourth Test series the sides have played against each other since 2019.

Bangladesh v England

March 2023

Three ODIs and three T20Is. This will be England’s first trip to Bangladesh since 2016.

England v Ireland

June 2023

England and Ireland will play their second Test against each other four years after the first. In the same vein as the previous one, this will act as a warm-up for the Ashes.

The Ashes (home)

June – July 2023

Five Tests and the showpiece of the summer. The series will be finished by the end of July as Australia are touring South Africa in August.

England v New Zealand

September 2023

Three ODIs and five T20Is will be played at the back-end of the summer in September.

England v Ireland

September 2023

A second batch of England v Ireland in the same summer as the two will play three ODIs against each other.

ODI World Cup

October-November 2023

England travel to India for the ODI World Cup where they will be defending champions.

West Indies v England

December 2023

Three ODIs and five T20Is as England return to the Caribbean for a white-ball-only series in the month of December.

India v England

January-February 2024

England travel to India for the first of their two scheduled five-match series against India between 2023-27.

England v Pakistan

May 2024

A warm-up act for the T20 World Cup that takes place the following month. England will play five T20Is against Pakistan.

T20 World Cup

June 2024

Held in the Caribbean and USA. This will be the first ICC tournament to have fixtures held in the United States.

England v West Indies

July 2024

Three Tests. This will be the first time West Indies tour England for a red-ball series since 2020.

England v Sri Lanka

August 2024

Sri Lanka tour England for a Test-match series for the first time since 2016.

England v Australia

September 2024

Five ODIs and three T20Is as Australia visit England for the second consecutive year.

Pakistan v England

October 2024

England return to Pakistan for the second time in two years for another three-match Test series.

West Indies v England

November 2024

Another white-ball series in the Caribbean as England play three ODIs and three T20Is in the region.

New Zealand v England

November-December 2024

Three Tests will be played between the two sides.

India v England

January-February 2025

A white-ball tour for England that will consist of three ODIs and five T20Is.

Champions Trophy

February-March 2025

Pakistan will host a major tournament for the first time in the 21st century.

England v West Indies

June 2025

A whistle-stop tour for the Windies, who play England in three ODIs.

England v India

June-August 2025

The return series as England and India lock horns for five further Tests. These are the only Tests that England play at home in 2025.

Ireland v England

June 2025

Scheduled to be played at the same time as the India Test series, England will send a completely separate squad to Ireland to play three ODIs whilst the red-ball squad stay at home.

England v South Africa

August-September 2025

A white-ball only series as the two sides play three ODIs and three T20Is against each other.

England v West Indies

September 2025

West Indies return for a second time in the same summer. Playing three T20Is in the final week of September.

New Zealand v England

October-November 2025

For the third year in four, England travel to New Zealand. This time for a white-ball tour of three ODIs and three T20Is.

The Ashes (away)

November-January 2025-26

The Ashes. Down Under.

Sri Lanka v England

January 2026

Three T20Is and three ODIs.

T20 World Cup

February-March 2026

To be held jointly in Sri Lanka and India.

England v New Zealand

June 2026

Three Tests at home. England play New Zealand in some form every year from 2022 to 2026.

England v India

July 2026

Three ODIs and five T20Is in this white-ball tour.

England v Pakistan

August-September 2026

Three Tests between the two nations.

England v Sri Lanka

September 2026

Three ODIs and three T20Is round off the 2026 English summer.

Tri-series in Pakistan

October 2026

England will play four ODIs in total against Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Australia v England

October-November 2026

A white-ball series down under with three ODIs and five T20Is played.

South Africa v England

December-February 2026/27

The only tour England will be involved in between 2023-27 that is both red- and white-ball. Three Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is.

Bangladesh v England

February 2027

The final series in the 2023-27 cycle is a two-match Test series away to Bangladesh.

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