West Indies to face England in three-match ODI series in early 2017

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The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the England Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that West Indies will host England in a three-match one-day international series from February to March 2017.

WICB’s CEO, Michael Muirhead
WICB’s CEO, Michael Muirhead

According to a release from the WICB, the teams will play the first two matches at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (SVRS), Antigua and will then travel over to Barbados for the third match at the Kensington Oval.

WICB’s CEO, Michael Muirhead said, “we see this an additional opportunity to strengthen our performances in this format as we aim to move up in the rankings. We are pleased once again to have England in the region and as always we know the contest will be keen and we know the fans will come out in their numbers.”

Here’s the full schedule:

Saturday, February 25                   Warm-up vs WICB President’s XI   St Kitts

Monday, February 27                   Warm-up vs WICB President’s XI   St Kitts

Friday, March 3                           1st ODI                  SVRS

Sunday, March 9                          2nd ODI                 SVRS

Thursday, March 9                        3rd ODI                  Kensington Oval

 

 

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