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The International Cricket Council has officially launched, Monday 29 July 2019, the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) that is set to begin from August 1, when Australia takes on England in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston. The top nine teams in the ICC Test rankings will participate in the Test championship. They are: India, New Zealand, South Africa, England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies and Bangladesh.

World Test Championship, starting from July 15 2019 to April 30 2021 (the inaugural edition), the governing body of the sport, the International Cricket Council (ICC), is trying to make the bilateral Test series meaningful, with the teams vying to win the Championship.

Following is the full schedule of each team:

Bangladesh – 14 Tests (7 Home Series and 7 Away Series)

November 2019: Two away Tests in India

January-February 2020: Two away Tests in Pakistan

February 2020: Two home Tests against Australia

July-August 2020: Three away Tests in Sri Lanka

August-September 2020: Two home Tests against New Zealand

January-February 2021: Three home Tests against West Indies

Pakistan – 13 Tests (6 Home Series and 7 Away series)

October 2019: Two home Tests against Sri Lanka

November-December 2019: Two away Tests in Australia

January-February 2020: Two home Tests against Bangladesh

July-August 2020: Three away Tests in England

December 2020: Two away Tests in New Zealand

January-February 2021: Two home Tests against South Africa

India – 18 Tests (10 Home Series and 8 Away Series)

July-August 2019: Two away Tests in West Indies

October-November 2019: Three home Tests against South Africa

November 2019: Two home Tests against Bangladesh

February 2020: Two away Tests in New Zealand

December 2020: Four away Tests in Australia

January-February 2021: Five home Tests against England

Australia – 19 Tests (9 Home Series and 10 away Series)

July-August-September 2019: Five Ashes Tests away in England

November 2019: Two home Tests against Pakistan

December 2019-January 2020: Three home Tests against New Zealand

February 2020: Two away Tests against Bangladesh

November-December 2020: Four home Tests against India

February-March 2021: Three away Tests against South Africa

England – 22 Tests (11 Home Tests and 11 Away Tests)

July-August 2019: Five Ashes Tests at home against Australia

December 2019-January 2020: Four away Tests in South Africa

March 2020: Two away Tests in Sri Lanka

June-July 2020: Three home Tests against West Indies

July-August 2020: Three home Tests against Pakistan

January-February 2021: Five away Tests in India

New Zealand – 14 Tests (7 Home Series and 7 Away Series)

July-August 2019: Two away Tests in Sri Lanka

December 2019: January 2020: Three away Tests in Australia

February 2020: Two home Tests against India

August-September 2020: Two away Tests in Bangladesh

November-December 2020: Three home Tests against West Indies

December 2020: Two home Tests against Pakistan

Sri Lanka – 13 Tests (7 Home Series and 6 Away series)

July-August 2019: Two home Tests against New Zealand

October 2019: Two away Tests against Pakistan

March-April 2020: Two home Tests against England

July-August 2020: Three home Tests against Bangladesh

January 2021: Two away Tests in South Africa

February-March 2021: Two away Tests in West Indies

South Africa – 16 Tests (9 Home Series and 7 Away Series)

October 2019: Three away Tests in India

December 2019-January 2020: Four home Tests against England

July-August 2020: Two away Tests in West Indies

January 2021: Two home Tests against Sri Lanka

January-February 2021: Two away Tests against Pakistan

February-March 2021: Three home Tests against Australia

West Indies – 15 Tests (6 Home Series and 9 Away Series)

July-August 2019: Two home Tests against India

June-July 2020: Three away Tests in England

July-August 2020: Two home Tests against South Africa

November-December 2020: Three away Tests in New Zealand

January-February 2021: Three away Tests in Bangladesh

February-March 2021: Two home Tests in Sri Lanka

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