Indian women’s cricket team to tour New Zealand in February, 2022

India will play five ODIs and one T20I in New Zealand in February, 2022, as part of its preparations for the World Cup.

India’s last assignment was a full tour of Australia in September-October this year.   -  Getty Images

The Indian women’s cricket team will play five One-Day Internationals and one T20 International in New Zealand in February, 2022 as part of its preparations for the World Cup.

The six-match series will begin with the lone T20 on February 9 and end on February 24. The 2022 Women’s Cricket World Cup is to be held in March-April in New Zealand after being postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“The White Ferns will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the upcoming World Cup, to be hosted in New Zealand for the first time in 22 years, when they play India in a six-match series comprising a T20, and five ODIs,” New Zealand Cricket announced on Friday.

India’s last international outing was a tour of Australia in September-October this year and it also included a pink-ball Test. “The India series is a crucial part of the White Ferns’ World Cup preparations,” NZC chief executive David White said in a statement.

Fixtures
  • Feb 9: 1st T20I, Napier
  • Feb 11: 1st ODI, Napier
  • Feb 14: 2nd ODI, Nelson
  • Feb 16: 3rd ODI, Nelson
  • Feb 22: 4th ODI, Queenstown
  • Feb 24: 5th ODI, Queenstown.

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