Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

Indian cricket team will have a busy calendar in 2023, both at home and abroad. Team India will begin the year 2023 hoping to move past its failures at the 2022 Asia Cup and ICC T20 World Cup and give the fans new hopes what skipper Rohit Sharma and head coach Rahul Dravid have promised.

Star players like Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul will also be looking forward to maximise their chances to rediscover their best form this year.

Men in Blue will host a white-ball series against Sri Lanka from January 3 - 15 to kick off its schedule. There will be three ODIs and three T20Is in the series versus the Asian champions.

Check Men in Blue’s full schedule for 2023

January 2023: India vs Sri Lanka (Home)

1st T20I (Jan 3) - Mumbai
2nd T20I (Jan 5) - Pune
3rd T20I (Jan 7) – Rajkot
1st ODI (Jan 10) – Guwahati
2nd ODI (Jan 12) - Kolkata
3rd ODI (Jan 15) – Thiruvananthapuram

January/February 2023: India vs New Zealand (Home)

1st ODI (Hyderabad) - Jan 18
2nd ODI (Raipur) - Jan 21
3rd ODI (Indore) - Jan 24
1st T20I (Ranchi) - Jan 27
2nd T20I (Lucknow) - Jan 29
3rd T20I (Ahmedabad) - Feb 1

February/March 2023: India vs Australia (Home)

1st Test (Nagpur) - Feb 9-13
2nd Test (Delhi) - Feb 17-21
3rd Test (Dharmshala) - Mar 1-5
4th Test (Ahmedabad) - March 9-13
1st ODI (Mumbai) - March 17
2nd ODI (Vishakhapatnam) – March 19
3rd ODI (Chennai) – March 22

March-May 2023: Indian Premier League

The detailed schedule of IPL 2023 is yet to be announced.

June 2023: World Test Championship Final

India are currently second in the World Test Championship and are primed to qualify for the final, where their most likely opponents would be Australia who are 1st in the table.

July/August 2023: West Indies vs India (Away)

The series will feature two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is. The schedule is yet to be announced.

September 2023: Asia Cup 2023 (Away)

Pakistan are scheduled to host the continental tournament. However, disagreements between the BCCI and PCB may lead to a change of hosts.

October 2023: India vs Australia (Home)

Australia will take part in a three-match ODI series to prepare for the World Cup in India.

October/November 2023: ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup

For the first time, India will be the host of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2023. India will be aiming to add a third title. They have already won two titles in 1983 and 2011. 

November/ December 2023: Australia vs India (Away)

Australia will travel to India for the third time in the year to play five T20Is.

December 2023: India vs South Africa (Away)

Men in Blue will end the year with a full-fledged tour to South Africa.