IndIa will begin their four-Test series against the West Indies on July 21 after playing a couple of warm-up matches in their 49- day tour of the Caribbean.
India will arrive in St. Kitts on July 6 to play a two-day warm-up fixture at Warner Park on July 9 and 10. at the same venue, they will play a three-day game from July 14-16.
The first Test at the Sir Viv Richards Stadium will be followed by the second, which will take place at Sabina Park, Jamaica from July 30, the BCCI said
The Indians will then travel to St.Lucia for the third Test, to be played at the darren Sammy Cricket Stadium from august 9.
The final game of the series will be held at the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad from aug 18. The team will depart for home on august 23.
Meanwhile former Team India director Ravi Shastri has applied for the chief coach’s post of the Indian cricket team, staking strong claims of returning at the helm.
The former India captain had worked with the team for 18 months as its director. his contract ended at the conclusion of ICC World T20.
during his tenure, notable achievements have been a 3-0 T20 whitewash of australia, OdI series win in england, away Test series win against Sri Lanka after 22 years, Test series win against South africa at home, and semi-final finishes in the 50-over and T20 World Cups.