England will visit the West Indies on a split cricket tour featuring five Twenty20 internationals and three Tests next year.
Officials confirmed the Windies would host England for a T20I series at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown between January 22-30 including two straight weekends of back-to-back matches.
Following the West Indies’ white-ball tour of India in February, they will welcome England back in March for the Test series and compete for the newly created Richards-Botham Trophy.
The Tests will be played in Antigua, Barbados and Grenada.
The tour has been expanded as a show of gratitude by England in return for the West Indies touring last summer during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
England fans are welcome to attend matches provided they are fully vaccinated.
“A West Indies v England home Test series is the biggest sporting and sports tourism event in the Caribbean,” Cricket West Indies CEO Johnny Grave said in a statement.
“We are all really looking forward to welcoming fully vaccinated England fans who can not only enjoy some winter sun and Caribbean hospitality but also some world-class cricket with both these England tours.”
England 2022 tour of the West Indies:
Jan 22: 1st T20I, Barbados
Jan 23: 2nd T20I, Barbados
Jan 26: 3rd T20I, Barbados
Jan 29: 4th T20I, Barbados
Jan 30: 5th T20I, Barbados
Mar 1-4: Warm-up, Antigua
Mar 8-12: 1st Test Antigua
Mar 16-20: 2nd Test, Barbados
Mar 24-28: 3rd Test, Grenada