The 2019 cricketing calendar is set to be a busy one for England with both a World Cup and an Ashes series pencilled in.
Joe Root‘s men enter the year full of confidence following the 3-0 victory over Sri Lanka, their first series whitewash in the country.
Before the year-defining action of the summer comes a challenging two-month tour to the West Indies where England will be seeking a first Test series victory since 2004.
Here's everything you need to know:
Tour fixtures and dates
11: England arrive in Barbados
15-16: Tour match vs West Indies Board XI – Barbados (2pm GMT)
17-18: Tour match vs West Indies Board XI – Barbados (2pm GMT)
23-27: 1st Test at Kensington Oval – Barbados (2pm GMT)
31-4 Feb: 2nd Test – Antigua (2pm GMT)
9-13: 3rd Test – St Lucia (2pm GMT)
17: Tour match vs University of West Indies XI – Barbados (2pm GMT)
20: 1st ODI – Barbados (3pm GMT)
22: 2nd ODI – Barbados (3pm GMT)
25: 3rd ODI – Grenada (1.30pm GMT)
27: 4th ODI – Grenada (1.30pm GMT)
2: 5th ODI – St Lucia (3pm GMT)
5: 1st T20i – St Lucia (8pm GMT)
8: 2nd T20i – St Kitts (8pm GMT)
10: 3rd T20i – St Kitts (8pm GMT)
TV and radio coverage
Television coverage of both the Test and ODI series will be broadcast on Sky Sports Cricket with highlights following the close of play each day.
Matches can be streamed on mobile, tablet or desktop computers via the Sky Go app or through Now TV.
Radio coverage of each day's play will be broadcast by Talksport.
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