CWI announces tour operators and ticket partners for England tour of West Indies
Cricket West Indies (CWI) today confirmed the official tour operators and licensed ticket partners for England’s T20I and Test tours to the West Indies in 2022.
A number of trusted and experienced tour operators have partnered with CWI along with some new tour operators who are experienced in providing major sport tours around the world.
Fans will be able book from a range of attractive tour packages covering every permutation of T20I and Test fixtures, enabling fans to access preferred tickets and itineraries in advance of the general sale of tickets to the wider public. The West Indies vs England five-match T20I Series takes place at the Kensington Oval in Barbados from January 22-30, 2022 including two weekends of back-to-back matches offering a sun-soaked action-packed start to the year.
This will be followed by the three Test matches in March, which will renew one of cricket’s greatest rivalries dating back close to 100 years. The arch-rivals will compete for the first time for the newly minted Richards- Botham trophy, named in honour of legends Sir Vivian Richards and Lord Ian Botham. The Test Series opens appropriately at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua from March 8-12, followed by the second Test at the historic Kensington Oval from March 16-20. The third and final contest will be at the idyllic Grenada National Stadium from March 24-28. All three Tests are part of the ICC World Test Championship.
“We are excited to confirm Cricket West Indies Official Tour Operators for next year’s England T20I and Test tours of the West Indies. There has been huge interest in the tours and we have been working with our tour partners, regional governments and tourist boards to ensure fans have every opportunity to get their preferred seats and travel plans to enjoy one of the best and most memorable experiences in the game. A new chapter in the rich history of Test cricket between West Indies and England will be written. The first ever five-match T20I Series promises fireworks under warm Caribbean skies and we look forward to welcoming thousands of visiting fans to the Caribbean,” said Dominic Warne, CWI Commercial Director.
CWI advises only fans that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 should consider purchasing tour packages or tickets. Fans will need to bring their vaccination documentation with them to be able enter the venues. The date of a full vaccination (or single dose vaccination) must be at least two weeks prior to the first match that any fan intends to attend.
Tickets will go on general sale in mid-December as CWI introduces its new online ticket service which will be available through “Buy Tickets” button at https://www.windiescricket.com.
The full list of Cricket West Indies Tour Operators and Licensed Ticket Partners is:
Please see below the list of Official Tour Ticket License Partners
FULL MATCH SECHDULE
January 22: 1st T20I at Kensington Oval
January 23: 2nd T20I at Kensington Oval
January 26: 3rd T20I at Kensington Oval
January 29: 4th T20I at Kensington Oval
January 30: 5th T20I at Kensington Oval
March 8-12: 1st Test Match at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium
March 16-20: 2nd Test at Kensington Oval
March 24-28: 3rd Test at Grenada National Stadium