New Delhi: England will travel to India in February of next year. A four-game test series, a three-game ODI series and 5 T20 games will be played between this team, India and England.
The newly built Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad (Gujarat) will host the day and night test match against England from February 24. Where in addition to another four-game Test Series match, the five-match T20 International Series will also be played.
The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) said that under the rotation policy for the Indian tour to England in February-March (2021), the other two matches in the test series were postponed to Chennai (the first test match from February 5) while the three matches ODI Series will be played in Pune (March 23-28).
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BCCI Secretary Jai Shah has announced that he will host the day-night test in Montera at the inauguration of the Gujarat Academy Indoor Cricket Association. This will be the second game on Indian soil with a pink ball after the day-night test against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens last year.
According to a statement from the BCCI, “Chennai will host the first two tests of the series while the other two will be played at the Sardar Patel Motera stadium in Ahmedabad”.
The statement said: “Motera, with a capacity of a lakh 10 thousand spectators, is the largest cricket stadium in the world. After the day-night test, the T20 five-game international series will also be played in Ahmedabad.
On the final leg of this England tour, there will be a three-match ODI series, all played in Pune.
It is understood that after England’s successful reception, the door to the IPL (Indian Premier League) will be opened in the country. IPL’s previous season was played in the United Arab Emirates due to Kovid-19.
Tour in England in India:
First test: February five to nine: Chennai
Second test: February 13 to 17: Chennai
Third test: February 24 to 28: Ahmedabad
Fourth test: March 4-8: Ahmedabad
International Series T20:
Premier T20 International March 12: Ahmedabad
Second T20 International March 14: Ahmedabad
3rd T20 International March 16: Ahmedabad
4th T20 International March 18: Ahmedabad
Fifth T20 International March 20: Ahmedabad
First ODI: March 23: Pune
Second ODI: March 26: Pune
Third ODI: March 28: Pune