New Zealand (NZC) revealed the venues for India's tour next year. Team India will play five ODIs and two Tests. They will also face New Zealand A in a two-day warm-up game.
Auckland and Wellington will host the Test matches. The first Test is from February 3 and second from February 14. Auckland is also the venue for third ODI. Hamilton has got two ODIs (second and fourth).
Central Districts Chief Executive Hugh Henderson is delighted to be hosting the opening game in Napier.
"The Indian team are a huge drawcard throughout the world so the opportunity to host them on a Sunday in January will be fantastic for the region," he was quoted as saying on NZC website.
India tour of New Zealand schedule
January 19 - 1st ODI, McLean Park, Napier
January 22 - 2nd ODI, Seddon Park, Hamilton
January 25 - 3rd ODI, Eden Park, Auckland
January 28 - 4th ODI, Seddon Park, Hamilton
January 31 - 5th ODI, Westpac Stadium, Wellington
February 2-3 - Warm-up match Vs New Zealand A, Cobham Oval, Whangarei
February 6-10 - 1st Test, Eden Park, Auckland
February 14-18 - 2nd Test, Hawkins Basin Reserve, Wellington