2013 New Zealand
tour of England
Zealand cricket team will tour England in 2013 and will play two test
matches, a three match one day international series and a T20 double
header. the tour gets under way in early May with a couple of warm-up
matches before the first test on 16th May at Lord’s.
series – England v Australia
The two old rivals battle it out for the urn
in back to back test series in 2013 and 2014. The first five test series
gets underway in July 2013 in England with the return series beginning
at the Gabba in Brisbane in November.
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2013 ICC Champions
Trophy – England and Wales
The seventh ICC Champions Trophy in 2013
will be the last time the competition will be played. The top eight
ranked one day international nations will take part in the tournament
that will start at the beginning of June. The eight teams are split into
two groups of four for the group phase with the top two from each group
advancing to the semi finals.
World Cup – India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
The Tenth ICC Cricket World Cup was
hosted by the South Asian test playing nations of India, Sri Lanka and
Bangladesh. Pakistan were originally going to share hosting but were
stripped of hosting rights due to security concerns. The tournament got
underway on 19th February 2011 when India faced Bangladesh in Dhaka,
Fourteen nations fought it out over
49 games of 50 overs a side to determine the winner. The nine test
playing nations and Zimbabwe (who will begin playing tests again from
May 2011) were joined by qualifiers Ireland, Canada, Kenya and the
Netherlands in the competition. Two groups of 7 each played a
round robin tournament with the top 4 from each group progressing to the
After a fantastic tournament, India were
crowned 2011 Cricket World Cup champions after a 6 wicket victory over
International cricket fixtures
India and Sri lanka will tour England in
2011 playing test series, Twenty20 matches and one day international
series. For a full timetable of fixtures click the links below.
2010/2011 Ashes –
England v Australia
Holders England retain the 65th Ashes and
deservedly win the series 3-1 after dominating the hosts for most of the
five tests down under. The head-to-head now stands at Australia 31 series to England’s 29.
The tour now moves on to the shorter
version of the game with two Twenty20 internationals and 7 ODIs. For a
full fixture timetable click the link below.