The BCCI on Thursday declared the full timetable of the impending India Vs England arrangement which will start from February 24, 2021. India and England will play 4 Test, 3 ODI and 5 T20 matches one year from now.
New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday reported the full timetable of the forthcoming India Vs England arrangement which will start on February 24, 2021.
As per the timetable reported by the BCCI, the eagerly awaited Day/Night Test against England will be held at Ahmedabad from February 24 one year from now and the city will likewise be the scene of one more Test and five T20 Internationals at its recently built Motera Stadium.
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The two different scenes that have been distributed matches according to BCCI’s rotational approach are Chennai, which will have the initial two Test matches (beginning February 5), and Pune that will have the three ODIs (March 23 to 28).
BCCI secretary Jay Shah on Thursday declared Motera as the setting for the afternoon/night Test during the Gujarat Cricket Association’s Indoor Academy introduction.
The match will be India’s subsequent pink-ball Test at home after the Bangladesh game at the Eden Gardens a year ago. “Chennai will likewise have the subsequent Test while the recently assembled Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will have the leftover two Test matches,” expressed an official statement from the BCCI.
“Motera, the biggest cricket arena on the planet, brags of best in class offices and a seating limit of 110,000…The famous Test will be trailed by the 5-coordinate T20I arrangement, which will likewise be held in Ahmedabad,” it added.
The last leg of the visit will include ODIs and every one of the three matches will be held in Pune. “The BCCI has limited the visit to only three scenes remembering the current pandemic circumstance winning in the nation,” the assertion read.
“The two Boards have worked near assembled an energizing arrangement that vows to give high octane activity between two forces to be reckoned with of world cricket,” Shah added.
Britain and Wales Cricket Board CEO Tom Harrison said he is anticipating an energizing arrangement. “We have been charmed with the arranging that has been embraced by the BCCI to guarantee the three settings in Chennai, Ahmadabad and Pune will be prepared to have global cricket in a bio-secure environment…,” he said.
“The possibility of turning into the primary worldwide side to play at the eminent Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad adds an additional measurement to the visit and I realize will be something that is a feature for both the players and the executives,” he added.
A BCCI source clarified the reasoning behind Pune and Chennai getting matches. “According to our rotational strategy, Pune and Chennai were expected to get coordinates long back. With this arrangement, they would get an opportunity to have their forthcoming games.
“Likewise after a great deal of pondering, BCCI’s activities group found that these are the three suitable scenes to establish a bio-secure climate for two groups,” the authority said.
It is perceived that a fruitful facilitating of the England arrangement would prepare for a decent and effective IPL at home after it must be taken to UAE this year.
Full Schedule of England’s visit through India, 2020/21
first Test: fifth ninth Feb (Chennai)
second Test: thirteenth seventeenth Feb (Chennai)
third Test: 24th-28th Feb (Ahmedabad)
fourth Test: fourth ? eighth Mar (Ahmedabad)
first T20I: twelfth Mar (Ahmedabad)
second T20I: fourteenth Mar (Ahmedabad)
third T20I: sixteenth Mar (Ahmedabad)
fourth T20I: eighteenth Mar (Ahmedabad)
fifth T20I: twentieth Mar (Ahmedabad)
first ODI: 23rd Mar (Pune)
second ODI: 26th Mar (Pune)
third ODI: 28th Mar (Pune). PTI