International cricket in 2015–16

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The 2015–2016 international cricket season is from October 2015 to April 2016.

Season overview

International tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
Test ODI T20I
2 October 2015  India  South Africa 3–0 [4] 2–3 [5] 0–2 [3]
9 October 2015  Zimbabwe  Ireland 2–1 [3]
13 October 2015  Pakistan  England 2–0 [3] 1–3 [4] 0–3 [3]
14 October 2015  Sri Lanka  West Indies 2–0 [2] 3–0 [3] 1–1 [2]
16 October 2015  Zimbabwe  Afghanistan 2–3 [5] 0–2 [2]
5 November 2015  Australia  New Zealand 2–0 [3]
5 November 2015  Bangladesh  Zimbabwe 3–0 [3] 1–1 [2]
22 November 2015  UAE  Oman 1–0 [1]
10 December 2015  Australia  West Indies [3]
10 December 2015  New Zealand  Sri Lanka 2–0 [2] [5] [2]
25 December 2015  Afghanistan  Zimbabwe [5] [2]
26 December 2015  South Africa  England [4] [5] [2]
12 January 2016  Australia  India [5] [3]
15 January 2016  New Zealand  Pakistan [3] [3]
February 2016  India  Sri Lanka [3]
3 February 2016  New Zealand  Australia [2] [3]
4 March 2016  South Africa  Australia [3]
Neutral venue international series
Start date Series Results [Matches]
Test ODI T20I
21 November 2015 United Arab Emirates  Hong Kong vs.  Oman 1–2 [3]
28 November 2015 United Arab Emirates  Afghanistan vs.  Hong Kong 0–1 [1]
29 November 2015 United Arab Emirates  Afghanistan vs.  Oman 2–0 [2]
Minor tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
FC ODI/LA T20I/T20
24 October 2015  Namibia  Ireland 0–1 [1]
30 October 2015  Namibia  Kenya 0–2 [2]
11 November 2015  UAE  Hong Kong 0–1 [1] 0–2 [2]
16 November 2015    Nepal  PNG 0–2 [2]
21 November 2015  Afghanistan  PNG 1–0 [1]
21 January 2016  Hong Kong  Scotland [1] [2] [2]
21 January 2016  UAE  Netherlands [1] [2]
31 January 2016  PNG  Ireland [1] [3]
16 April 2016    Nepal  Namibia [2]
Women’s international tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
WTest WODI WT20I
13 October 2015  West Indies  Pakistan 3–1 [4] 3–0 [3]
3 November 2015  New Zealand  Sri Lanka 5–0 [5] 3–0 [3]
6 November 2015  Bangladesh  South Africa [3] [4]
26 January 2016  Australia  India [3] [3]
2 February 2016  South Africa  England [3] [3]
20 February 2016  New Zealand  Australia [3] [3]
22 February 2016  South Africa  West Indies [3] [3]
Women’s minor tours
Start date Home team Away team Results [Matches]
WFC WLA WT20
17 November 2015  Bangladesh  Zimbabwe 2–0 [2]
International tournaments
Start date Tournament Winners
19 February 2016 Bangladesh 2016 Asia Cup Qualifier  
24 February 2016 Bangladesh 2016 Asia Cup  
8 March 2016 India 2016 ICC World Twenty20  
Women’s international tournaments
Start date Tournament Winners
15 March 2016 India 2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20  
Women’s minor tournaments
Start date Tournament Winners
28 November 2015 Thailand 2015 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier  Ireland
Youth tournaments
Start date Tournament Winners
14 October 2015 Malaysia 2015 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier    Nepal
20 November 2015 India 2015 India Under-19 Tri-Nation tournament  India
11 December 2015 Sri Lanka 2015 Sri Lanka Under-19 Tri-Nation tournament  India
22 January 2016 Bangladesh 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup  

Rankings

The following are the rankings at the beginning of the season.

ICC Test Championship 1 September 2015[1]
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  South Africa 24 3008 125
2  Australia 32 3376 106
3  England 36 3686 102
4  Pakistan 24 2419 101
5  India 27 2710 100
6  New Zealand 29 2875 99
7  Sri Lanka 29 2595 89
8  West Indies 26 2101 81
9  Bangladesh 22 1026 47
10  Zimbabwe 10 53 5
ICC ODI Championship 11 September 2015[2]
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  Australia 43 5419 126
2  India 51 5875 115
3  South Africa 52 5739 110
4  New Zealand 48 5250 109
5  Sri Lanka 60 6204 103
6  England 51 5108 100
7  Bangladesh 34 3253 96
8  Pakistan 50 4487 90
9  West Indies 35 3094 88
10  Ireland 12 589 49
11  Zimbabwe 36 1624 45
12  Afghanistan 15 618 41
ICC T20I Championship 31 August 2015[3]
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  Sri Lanka 15 1891 126
2  Pakistan 22 2642 120
3  Australia 17 2006 118
4  India 12 1413 118
5  West Indies 17 1994 117
6  South Africa 23 2548 111
7  New Zealand 19 2047 108
8  England 17 1825 107
9  Bangladesh 12 926 77
10  Afghanistan 10 733 73
11  Hong Kong 7 503 72
12  Scotland 10 661 66
13  Netherlands 14 859 61
14  Zimbabwe 10 556 56
15  Ireland 10 422 42
Insufficient matches
   PNG 3 0 70
 UAE 5 0 0
 Oman 1 0 0
ICC Women’s Rankings 1 October 2015[4]
Rank Team Matches Points Rating
1  Australia 41 5490 134
2  England 39 4851 124
3  New Zealand 37 4040 109
4  India 29 3034 105
5  West Indies 41 4056 99
6  South Africa 40 3668 92
7  Pakistan 36 2904 81
8  Sri Lanka 37 2735 74
9  Bangladesh 13 742 57
10  Ireland 15 392 26
 

October

South Africa in India

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 456 2 October MS Dhoni Faf du Plessis Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  South Africa by 7 wickets
T20I 457 5 October MS Dhoni Faf du Plessis Barabati Stadium, Cuttack  South Africa by 6 wickets
T20I 457a 8 October MS Dhoni Faf du Plessis Eden Gardens, Kolkata No result
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3689 11 October MS Dhoni AB de Villiers Green Park Stadium, Kanpur  South Africa by 5 runs
ODI 3692 14 October MS Dhoni AB de Villiers Holkar Stadium, Indore  India by 22 runs
ODI 3695 18 October MS Dhoni AB de Villiers Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot  South Africa by 18 runs
ODI 3698 22 October MS Dhoni AB de Villiers M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai  India by 35 runs
ODI 3700 25 October MS Dhoni AB de Villiers Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  South Africa by 214 runs
2015 Freedom Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2186 5–9 November Virat Kohli Hashim Amla Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali  India by 108 runs
Test 2188 14–18 November Virat Kohli Hashim Amla M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore Match drawn
Test 2189 25–29 November Virat Kohli Hashim Amla Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  India by 124 runs
Test 2191 3–7 December Virat Kohli Hashim Amla Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi  India by 337 runs

Australia in Bangladesh

Australia were scheduled to tour Bangladesh for 2 Tests in October, but the tour was cancelled by Cricket Australia due to security concerns.

Ireland in Zimbabwe

ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3688 9 October Elton Chigumbura William Porterfield Harare Sports Club, Harare  Zimbabwe by 2 wickets
ODI 3690 11 October Elton Chigumbura William Porterfield Harare Sports Club, Harare  Zimbabwe by 5 wickets
ODI 3691 13 October Elton Chigumbura William Porterfield Harare Sports Club, Harare  Ireland by 2 wickets

England vs. Pakistan in United Arab Emirates

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2180 13–17 October Misbah-ul-Haq Alastair Cook Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi Match drawn
Test 2183 22–26 October Misbah-ul-Haq Alastair Cook Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai  Pakistan by 178 runs
Test 2184 1–5 November Misbah-ul-Haq Alastair Cook Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  Pakistan by 127 runs
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3707 11 November Azhar Ali Eoin Morgan Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Pakistan by 6 wickets
ODI 3708 13 November Azhar Ali Eoin Morgan Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  England by 95 runs
ODI 3710 17 November Azhar Ali Eoin Morgan Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  England by 6 wickets
ODI 3712 20 November Azhar Ali Eoin Morgan Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai  England by 84 runs
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 468 26 November Shahid Afridi Eoin Morgan Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai  England by 14 runs
T20I 469 27 November Shahid Afridi Jos Buttler Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai  England by 3 runs
T20I 473 30 November Shahid Afridi Eoin Morgan Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah Match tied;  England won the Super Over

2015 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier

West Indies in Sri Lanka

2015 Sobers–Tissera Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2181 14–18 October Angelo Mathews Jason Holder Galle International Stadium, Galle  Sri Lanka by an innings and 6 runs
Test 2182 22–26 October Angelo Mathews Jason Holder Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo  Sri Lanka by 72 runs
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3701 1 November Angelo Mathews Jason Holder R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Sri Lanka by 1 wicket (D/L)
ODI 3702 4 November Angelo Mathews Marlon Samuels R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  Sri Lanka by 8 wickets (D/L)
ODI 3704 7 November Angelo Mathews Jason Holder Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy  Sri Lanka by 19 runs (D/L)
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 460 9 November Lasith Malinga Darren Sammy Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy  Sri Lanka by 30 runs
T20I 461 11 November Lasith Malinga Darren Sammy R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo  West Indies by 23 runs

Afghanistan in Zimbabwe

ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3693 16 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Zimbabwe by 8 wickets
ODI 3694 18 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Afghanistan by 58 runs
ODI 3696 20 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Zimbabwe by 6 wickets
ODI 3697 22 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Afghanistan by 3 wickets
ODI 3699 24 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Afghanistan by 73 runs
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 458 26 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Afghanistan by 6 wickets
T20I 459 28 October Elton Chigumbura Asghar Stanikzai Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo  Afghanistan by 5 wickets

Pakistan Women in West Indies

WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
WODI 959 16 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet  Pakistan by 6 wickets
WODI 960 18 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet  West Indies by 3 wickets
WODI 961 21 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet  West Indies by 109 runs
WODI 962 24 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet  West Indies by 6 wickets
WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
WT20I 318 29 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir National Cricket Stadium, St. George’s  West Indies by 8 wickets
WT20I 319 31 October Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir National Cricket Stadium, St. George’s  West Indies by 11 runs (D/L)
WT20I 320 1 November Stafanie Taylor Sana Mir National Cricket Stadium, St. George’s Match tied (D/L) ( West Indies won S/O)

Ireland in Namibia

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 24–27 October Stephan Baard William Porterfield Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek  Ireland by an innings and 107 runs

Kenya in Namibia

2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – LA series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
List A 30 October Stephan Baard Irfan Karim Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek  Kenya by 11 runs
List A 2 November Stephan Baard Irfan Karim Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek  Kenya by 92 runs

November

Sri Lanka Women in New Zealand

WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
WODI 963 3 November Suzie Bates Shashikala Siriwardene Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln  New Zealand by 96 runs
WODI 964 5 November Suzie Bates Shashikala Siriwardene Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln  New Zealand by 10 wickets
WODI 965 7 November Suzie Bates Shashikala Siriwardene Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln  New Zealand by 188 runs
WODI 966 10 November Suzie Bates Chamari Atapattu Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln  New Zealand by 10 wickets
WODI 967 13 November Suzie Bates Chamari Atapattu Hagley Oval, Christchurch  New Zealand by 8 wickets
WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
WT20I 321 15 November Suzie Bates Chamari Atapattu Hagley Oval, Christchurch  New Zealand by 102 runs
WT20I 322 20 November Suzie Bates Chamari Atapattu Saxton Oval, Nelson  New Zealand by 11 runs
WT20I 323 22 November Suzie Bates Chamari Atapattu Saxton Oval, Nelson  New Zealand by 9 wickets

New Zealand in Australia

2015 Trans Tasman Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2185 5–9 November Steve Smith Brendon McCullum The Gabba, Brisbane  Australia by 208 runs
Test 2187 13–17 November Steve Smith Brendon McCullum WACA Ground, Perth Match drawn
Test 2190 27 November–1 December Steve Smith Brendon McCullum Adelaide Oval, Adelaide  Australia by 3 wickets

Zimbabwe in Bangladesh

ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3703 7 November Mashrafe Mortaza Elton Chigumbura Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka  Bangladesh by 145 runs
ODI 3705 9 November Mashrafe Mortaza Elton Chigumbura Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka  Bangladesh by 58 runs
ODI 3706 11 November Mashrafe Mortaza Elton Chigumbura Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka  Bangladesh by 61 runs
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 462 13 November Mashrafe Mortaza Elton Chigumbura Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka  Bangladesh by 4 wickets
T20I 463 15 November Mashrafe Mortaza Elton Chigumbura Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka  Zimbabwe by 3 wickets

Hong Kong in United Arab Emirates

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 11–14 November Ahmed Raza Tanwir Afzal ICC Academy Ground, Dubai  Hong Kong by 276 runs
2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3709 16 November Ahmed Raza Tanwir Afzal ICC Academy Ground, Dubai  Hong Kong by 89 runs
ODI 3711 18 November Ahmed Raza Tanwir Afzal ICC Academy Ground, Dubai  Hong Kong by 136 runs

Papua New Guinea vs. Nepal in United Arab Emirates

2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – LA series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
List A 16 November Paras Khadka Chris Amini Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Papua New Guinea by 2 wickets
List A 18 November Paras Khadka Chris Amini Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Papua New Guinea by 3 wickets

Zimbabwe Women in Bangladesh

Hong Kong vs. Oman in United Arab Emirates

T20I series
No. Date Team 1 captain Team 2 captain Venue Result
T20I 464 21 November Tanwir Afzal Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Oman by 6 wickets
T20I 466 25 November Tanwir Afzal Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Oman by 4 runs
T20I 467 26 November Tanwir Afzal Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Hong Kong by 8 wickets

Papua New Guinea vs. Afghanistan in United Arab Emirates

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 21–24 November Asghar Stanikzai Jack Vare Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  Afghanistan by 201 runs

Oman in United Arab Emirates

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 465 22 November Ahmed Raza Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates by 7 wickets

Afghanistan vs. Hong Kong in United Arab Emirates

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
T20I 470 28 November Asghar Stanikzai Tanwir Afzal Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Hong Kong by 4 wickets

Afghanistan vs. Oman in United Arab Emirates

T20I series
No. Date Team 1 captain Team 2 captain Venue Result
T20I 471 29 November Asghar Stanikzai Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Afghanistan by 27 runs
T20I 472 30 November Asghar Stanikzai Sultan Ahmed Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi  Afghanistan by 12 runs

2015 ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifier

Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
 Bangladesh 3 3 0 0 0 6 +2.518
 Scotland 3 2 1 0 0 4 –0.048
 Papua New Guinea 3 1 2 0 0 2 –0.831
 Thailand 3 0 3 0 0 0 –1.603
Team Pld W L T NR Pts NRR
 Ireland 3 3 0 0 0 6 +1.743
 Zimbabwe 3 2 1 0 0 4 –0.221
 China 3 1 2 0 0 2 –0.489
 Netherlands 3 0 3 0 0 0 –1.036
Group stage
No. Date Team 1 Captain 1 Team 2 Captain 2 Venue Result
Match 1 28 November  Thailand Somnarin Tippoch  Bangladesh Jahanara Alam Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Bangladesh by 73 runs
Match 2 28 November  Ireland Isobel Joyce  Netherlands Esther de Lange Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  Ireland by 8 wickets
Match 3 28 November  PNG Norma Ovasuru  Scotland Abbi Aitken Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Scotland by 8 wickets
Match 4 28 November  China Huang Zhuo  Zimbabwe Chipo Mugeri Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  Zimbabwe by 10 wickets
Match 5 29 November  China Huang Zhuo  Ireland Isobel Joyce Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Ireland by 28 runs
Match 6 29 November  Bangladesh Jahanara Alam  Scotland Abbi Aitken Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  Bangladesh by 8 wickets
Match 7 29 November  Netherlands Esther de Lange  Zimbabwe Chipo Mugeri Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Zimbabwe by 2 runs
Match 8 29 November  Thailand Somnarin Tippoch  PNG Norma Ovasuru Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  PNG by 7 wickets
Match 9 1 December  Thailand Somnarin Tippoch  Scotland Abbi Aitken Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Scotland by 6 wickets
Match 10 1 December  Bangladesh Jahanara Alam  PNG Norma Ovasuru Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  Bangladesh by 41 runs
Match 11 1 December  Ireland Isobel Joyce  Zimbabwe Chipo Mugeri Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Ireland by 7 wickets
Match 12 1 December  China Huang Zhuo  Netherlands Esther de Lange Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  China by 5 wickets
Playoffs
Match 13 3 December  Bangladesh Jahanara Alam  Zimbabwe Chipo Mugeri Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Bangladesh by 31 runs
Match 14 3 December  PNG Norma Ovasuru  Netherlands Esther de Lange Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  PNG by 1 wicket
Match 15 3 December  Ireland Isobel Joyce  Scotland Abbi Aitken Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Ireland by 9 wickets
Match 16 3 December  China Huang Zhuo  Thailand Somnarin Tippoch Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  China by 5 runs
Match 17 5 December  Netherlands Esther de Lange  Thailand Somnarin Tippoch Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Thailand by 9 wickets
Match 18 5 December  Scotland Abbi Aitken  Zimbabwe Chipo Mugeri Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  Zimbabwe by 3 wickets
Match 19 5 December  PNG Norma Ovasuru  China Huang Zhuo Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  PNG by 7 wickets
Match 20 5 December  Bangladesh Jahanara Alam  Ireland Isobel Joyce Thailand Cricket Ground, Bangkok  Ireland by 2 wickets

Final standings

Position Team
1st  Ireland
2nd  Bangladesh
3rd  Zimbabwe
4th  Scotland
5th  Papua New Guinea
6th  China
7th  Thailand
8th  Netherlands

     Qualified for the 2016 World Twenty20.

December

Sri Lanka in New Zealand

Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2192 10–14 December Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews University Oval, Dunedin  New Zealand by 122 runs
Test 2194 18–22 December Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews Seddon Park, Hamilton  New Zealand by 5 wickets
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3714 26 December Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews Hagley Oval, Christchurch  New Zealand by 7 wickets
ODI 3715 28 December Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews Hagley Oval, Christchurch  New Zealand by 10 wickets
ODI 3717 31 December Kane Williamson Angelo Mathews Saxton Oval, Nelson  Sri Lanka by 8 wickets
4th ODI 2 January Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews Saxton Oval, Nelson  
5th ODI 5 January Brendon McCullum Angelo Mathews Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 7 January Kane Williamson Dinesh Chandimal Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui  
2nd T20I 10 January Kane Williamson Dinesh Chandimal Eden Park, Auckland  

West Indies in Australia

2015–16 Frank Worrell Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2193 10–14 December Steve Smith Jason Holder Bellerive Oval, Hobart  Australia by an innings and 212 runs
Test 2195 26–30 December Steve Smith Jason Holder Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  Australia by 177 runs
3rd Test 3–7 January Steve Smith Jason Holder Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney  

Zimbabwe vs. Afghanistan in United Arab Emirates

ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
ODI 3713 25 December Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  Afghanistan by 49 runs
ODI 3716 29 December Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  Afghanistan by 4 wickets
3rd ODI 2 January Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  
4th ODI 4 January Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  
5th ODI 6 January Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 8 January Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  
2nd T20I 10 January Asghar Stanikzai Elton Chigumbura Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah  

England in South Africa

2015–16 Basil D’Oliveira Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
Test 2196 26–30 December Hashim Amla Alastair Cook Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban  England by 241 runs
2nd Test 2–6 January Hashim Amla Alastair Cook Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  
3rd Test 14–18 January   Alastair Cook Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  
4th Test 22–26 January   Alastair Cook SuperSport Park, Centurion  
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st ODI 3 February   Eoin Morgan Chevrolet Park, Bloemfontein  
2nd ODI 6 February   Eoin Morgan St George’s Oval, Port Elizabeth  
3rd ODI 9 February   Eoin Morgan SuperSport Park, Centurion  
4th ODI 12 February   Eoin Morgan Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  
5th ODI 14 February   Eoin Morgan Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 19 February   Eoin Morgan Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  
2nd T20I 21 February   Eoin Morgan Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  

January

India in Australia

ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st ODI 12 January   MS Dhoni WACA Ground, Perth  
2nd ODI 15 January   MS Dhoni The Gabba, Brisbane  
3rd ODI 17 January   MS Dhoni Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  
4th ODI 20 January   MS Dhoni Manuka Oval, Canberra  
5th ODI 23 January   MS Dhoni Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 26 January   MS Dhoni Adelaide Oval, Adelaide  
2nd T20I 29 January   MS Dhoni Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  
3rd T20I 31 January   MS Dhoni Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney  

Pakistan in New Zealand

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 15 January   Shahid Afridi Eden Park, Auckland  
2nd T20I 17 January   Shahid Afridi Seddon Park, Hamilton  
3rd T20I 22 January   Shahid Afridi Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st ODI 25 January   Azhar Ali Basin Reserve, Wellington  
2nd ODI 28 January   Azhar Ali McLean Park, Napier  
3rd ODI 31 January   Azhar Ali Eden Park, Auckland  

Scotland in Hong Kong

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 21–24 January   Preston Mommsen Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok  
2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st ODI 26 January   Preston Mommsen Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok  
2nd ODI 28 January   Preston Mommsen Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 30 January   Preston Mommsen Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok  
2nd T20I 31 January   Preston Mommsen Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok  

Netherlands in United Arab Emirates

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 21–24 January     Sheikh Zayed Stadium  
2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – List A series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
List A 27 January     Sheikh Zayed Stadium  
List A 29 January     Sheikh Zayed Stadium  

Ireland vs. Papua New Guinea in Australia

2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup – FC series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
First-class 31 January–3 February   William Porterfield Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville  
T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 6 February   William Porterfield Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville  
2nd T20I 7 February   William Porterfield Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville  
3rd T20I 9 February   William Porterfield Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville  

2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup

India Women in Australia

WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WT20I 26 January     Adelaide Oval, Adelaide  
2nd WT20I 29 January     Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  
3rd WT20I 31 January     Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney  
2014–16 ICC Women’s Championship – WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WODI 2 February     Manuka Oval, Canberra  
2nd WODI 5 February     Bellerive Oval, Hobart  
3rd WODI 7 February     Bellerive Oval, Hobart  

February

Sri Lanka in India

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I February     ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam  
2nd T20I February     MCA Stadium, Pune  
3rd T20I February     Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi  

Australia in New Zealand

2016 Chappell–Hadlee Trophy – ODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st ODI 3 February     Eden Park, Auckland  
2nd ODI 6 February     Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
3rd ODI 8 February     Seddon Park, Hamilton  
2016 Trans Tasman Trophy – Test series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st Test 12–16 February     Basin Reserve, Wellington  
2nd Test 20–24 February     Hagley Oval, Christchurch  

England Women in South Africa

2014–16 ICC Women’s Championship – WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WODI 7 February     Willowmoore Park, Benoni  
2nd WODI 10 February     SuperSport Park, Centurion  
3rd WODI 14 February     Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  
WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WT20I 19 February     Boland Bank Park, Paarl  
2nd WT20I 20 February     Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  
3rd WT20I 21 February     Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  

Australia Women in New Zealand

2016 Rose Bowl / 2014–16 ICC Women’s Championship – WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WODI 20 February     Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui  
2nd WODI 22 February     Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui  
3rd WODI 24 February     Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui  
WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WT20I 28 February     Basin Reserve, Wellington  
2nd WT20I 1 March     Basin Reserve, Wellington  
3rd WT20I 4 March     Pukekura Park, New Plymouth  

West Indies Women in South Africa

2014–16 ICC Women’s Championship – WODI series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WODI 24 February     Buffalo Park, East London  
2nd WODI 27 February     Buffalo Park, East London  
3rd WODI 29 February     Buffalo Park, East London  
WT20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st WT20I 4 March     Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban  
2nd WT20I 6 March     Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  
3rd WT20I 9 March     Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  

2016 Asia Cup Qualifier

2016 Asia Cup

Main article: 2016 Asia Cup

March

Australia in South Africa

T20I series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
1st T20I 4 March     Kingsmead Cricket Ground, Durban  
2nd T20I 6 March     Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg  
3rd T20I 9 March     Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town  

2016 ICC World Twenty20

First round

Team Pld W L NR NRR Pts
 Bangladesh            
 Netherlands            
 Ireland            
 Oman            

     Advance to Super 10

Team Pld W L NR NRR Pts
 Scotland            
 Zimbabwe            
 Afghanistan            
 Hong Kong            

     Advance to Super 10

Group stage
No. Date Group Team 1 Captain 1 Team 2 Captain 2 Venue Result
1st Match 8 March B  Hong Kong    Zimbabwe   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
2nd Match 8 March B  Afghanistan    Scotland   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
3rd Match 9 March A  Bangladesh    Netherlands   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
4th Match 9 March A  Ireland    Oman   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
5th Match 10 March B  Scotland    Zimbabwe   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
6th Match 10 March B  Afghanistan    Hong Kong   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
7th Match 11 March A  Oman    Netherlands   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
8th Match 11 March A  Bangladesh    Ireland   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
9th Match 12 March B  Zimbabwe    Afghanistan   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
10th Match 12 March B  Hong Kong    Scotland   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
11th Match 13 March A  Ireland    Netherlands   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
12th Match 13 March A  Bangladesh    Oman   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  

Super 10

Team Pld W L NR NRR Pts
 Sri Lanka            
 South Africa            
 West Indies            
 England            
Group B Winner            

     Advance to Knockout stage.

Team Pld W L NR NRR Pts
 India            
 New Zealand            
 Pakistan            
 Australia            
Group A Winner            

     Advance to Knockout stage.

Super 10
No. Date Group Team 1 Captain 1 Team 2 Captain 2 Venue Result
13th Match 15 March 2  India    New Zealand   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
14th Match 16 March 1  England    West Indies   Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  
15th Match 16 March 2  Pakistan   Q1A   Eden Gardens, Kolkata  
16th Match 17 March 1  Sri Lanka   Q1B   Eden Gardens, Kolkata  
17th Match 18 March 2  Australia    New Zealand   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
18th Match 18 March 1  England    South Africa   Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  
19th Match 19 March 2  India    Pakistan   Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala  
20th Match 20 March 1  South Africa   Q1B   Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  
21st Match 20 March 1  Sri Lanka    West Indies   M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  
22nd Match 21 March 2  Australia   Q1A   M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  
23rd Match 22 March 2  New Zealand    Pakistan   Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali  
24th Match 23 March 1  England   Q1B   Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi  
25th Match 23 March 2  India   Q1A   M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore  
26th Match 25 March 2  Australia    Pakistan   Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali  
27th Match 25 March 1  South Africa    West Indies   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
28th Match 26 March 2  New Zealand   Q1A   Eden Gardens, Kolkata  
29th Match 26 March 1  England    Sri Lanka   Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi  
30th Match 27 March 1  West Indies   Q1B   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  
31st Match 27 March 2  India    Australia   Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali  
32nd Match 28 March 1  South Africa    Sri Lanka   Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur  

Knockout stage

Knockout stage
No. Date Team 1 Captain 1 Team 2 Captain 2 Venue Result
Semi-finals
1st Semi Final 30 March Group 1 2nd   Group 2 1st   Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi  
2nd Semi Final 31 March Group 1 1st   Group 2 2nd   Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai  
Final
Final 3 April Winner SF1   Winner SF2   Eden Gardens, Kolkata  

2016 ICC Women’s World Twenty20

April

Namibia in Nepal

2015–17 ICC World Cricket League Championship – List A series
No. Date Home captain Away captain Venue Result
List A 16 April     Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur  
List A 18 April     Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground, Kirtipur  

References

  1. “Reliance ICC Rankings – ICC Team Rankings, ICC Test Rankings, ICC ODI Rankings”. International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  2. “Reliance ICC ODI Ranking”. International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  3. “Reliance ICC ODI Ranking”. International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 May 2015.
  4. “Reliance ICC Women’s ODI Ranking”. International Cricket Council. Retrieved 1 May 2015.

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