GLOUCESTERSHIRE Cricket are hosting England and India in an International T20 in summer of 2018 at The Brightside Ground, Bristol.

The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced next summer’s international schedule for England’s men’s teams.

England will play seven Tests, nine One Day Internationals and four international T20 matches, facing four different nations - India, Pakistan, Australia and Scotland.

The England’s men facing the world number one Test side India is set to be a highlight of the summer.

And of the England v India IT20, which will be held on Sunday July 8 at 2pm, Gloucestershire Chief Executive, Will Brown said: “We are absolutely delighted to be playing host to England and India in an International T20 in 2018.

“As two of the power houses of cricket, it will be a real treat for followers of the game and we are expecting a record-breaking sell-out crowd for the match.

“With the match scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday 8th July it should provide the perfect summer Sunday for cricket fans.”

Tickets will go on public sale for this fixture on 10am on Tuesday October 10.