Cricket Ireland have announced the dates and the venues for their 11 International matches across T20I and ODI formats in their 2020 home summer season, with additional 4 matches yet to be allotted the venues. Ireland also has numerous other overseas tours lined-up in 2020, in one of the busiest years of International cricket for the men’s national squad.
Ireland will host Bangladesh men’s national squad in May 2020 for a 3-match ODI and 4-match T20I series. All the ODI matches will be held at Stormont, with negotiations ongoing for venue allocation for the T20I matches (to be announced later). Bangladesh will also play a warm-up 50-overs match with Ireland Wolves (“A” squad) at North Down on 11th May 2020.
Bangladesh tour of Ireland Fixtures (ODI leg)
14th May 2020: Ireland vs Bangladesh (1st ODI) @Stormont
16th May 2020: Ireland vs Bangladesh (2nd ODI) @Stormont
19th May 2020: Ireland vs Bangladesh (3rd ODI) @Stormont
Ireland will host New Zealand men’s national squad in Jun/Jul 2020 for a 3-match ODI and T20I series. The T20I matches will be held in Bready, while the ODI matches will be held at Stormont. New Zealand will also be playing matches against Scotland and Netherlands apart from Ireland fixtures.
New Zealand tour of Ireland Fixtures
19th June 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (1st T20I) @Bready
21st June 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (2nd T20I) @Bready
23rd June 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (3rd T20I) @Bready
27th June 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (1st ODI) @Stormont
30th June 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (2nd ODI) @Stormont
02nd July 2020: Ireland vs New Zealand (3rd ODI) @Stormont
Ireland will host Pakistan men’s national squad in Jul 2020 for a 2-match T20I series. The matches will be held at Malahide. Pakistan are also scheduled to play Scotland and Netherlands (ICC ODI Super League fixtures) apart from Ireland fixtures.
Pakistan tour of Ireland Fixtures
12th July 2020: Ireland vs Pakistan (1st T20I) @Malahide
14th July 2020: Ireland vs Pakistan (2nd T20I) @Malahide
Ireland’s reamining International fixtures in 2020 includes a tour of West Indies in Jan 2020 for ODI/T20I series, tour of India for Afghanistan series in Mar 2020, tour of Zimbabwe in Apr 2020, 3-match ODI series against England in Sep 2020 as part of ICC ODI Super League and the Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia in Oct 2020.