The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the full schedule of the English team’s tour of India that will begin from February 5 this year. The tour starts from February 5 in Chennai and Ahmedabad will host a day-night Test from February 24, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Thursday.
The tour has been limited to three venues, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Pune, due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI said in a media release.
BCCI Announces The Complete Schedule Of England’s tour of India
Chennai will host the first two Tests starting February 5 and 13. The procession will then move to Ahmedabad for the remaining two Tests and five T20Is, all of which will be held at the newly-built Sardar Patel Motera Stadium.
The third and fourth Tests will be played from February 24 (day-night) and March 4 while the T20Is will be played from March 12 to 20. The final leg of three ODIs will be played in Pune with games on March 23, 26 and 28.
1st Test, Chennai: February 5 to 9
2nd Test, Chennai: February 13 to 17
3rd Test, Ahmedabad (day-night): February 24 to 28
4th Test, Ahmedabad: March 4 to 8
1st T20I Ahmedabad: March 12
2nd T20I, Ahmedabad: March 14
3rd T20I, Ahmedabad: March 16
4th T20I, Ahmedabad: March 18
5th T20I, Ahmedabad: March 20
1st ODI, Pune: March 23
2nd ODI, Pune: March 26
3rd ODI, Pune: March 28