England tour India for a full tour of 4 Exams, three ODIs and 5 T20Is in 2021.© BCCI/Twitter
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Thursday confirmed that the day-night Take a look at between India and England will start from February 24 in Ahmedabad. Shah additionally mentioned that the four-match Take a look at collection will start from February 7. “The primary Take a look at will begin from February 7 and the day-night Take a look at will probably be performed in Ahmedabad on the Motera Stadium from February 24,” mentioned Shah whereas inaugurating Gujarat Cricket Affiliation’s indoor academy for younger cricketers. Earlier, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had revealed that India will play 5 T20Is towards England when the guests tour the nation early subsequent 12 months. The previous India skipper had mentioned that it will likely be a full-fledged tour of 4 Exams, three ODIs, and 5 T20Is.
Shah has now additionally revealed that the 5 T20Is may even be held in Ahmedabad. “5 T20I matches will probably be performed in Ahmedabad’s Motera stadium,” he mentioned.
Former India wicket-keeper batsman Parthiv Patel was additionally part of the inauguration ceremony. Parthiv had introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Wednesday.
The BCCI has in the previous couple of years ensured that it plans the ODI and T20I collection protecting in thoughts whether or not the following showpiece occasion is a 50-over occasion or a 20-over occasion.
The 5 T20Is towards England will probably be good preparation for Virat Kohli’s group for the upcoming T20 World Cup which is about to be performed in India in October-November.
The Indian group is at present in Australia the place they not too long ago gained the three-match T20I collection. Now the facet could be in motion within the four-match Take a look at collection, ranging from December 17 in Adelaide.
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