The England cricket crew is set to visit India in 2021 for an undeniable two-sided series.
Remarkably, the visit will presently contain four Tests, rather than five, to oblige the restricted overs arrangement that had been delayed in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Sourav Ganguly, as of late affirmed the advancement at an online occasion.
A look at the revised schedule
As indicated by the past schedule, the two groups were planned to play five Tests, three ODIs and the same number of T20Is.
Nonetheless, under the modified schedule, the quantity of Tests have been decreased to four, while a sum of five T20Is will be played.
The change has been made considering the World T20 to be held in October-November one year from now in India.
Here is the thing that Ganguly said
Confirming the revised schedule, the former Indian captain said, “England are touring India for four Test matches, three ODIs and five T20s. It is a lot easier having bi-laterals because the number of people are less.”
Ahmedabad could host its first Day/Night Test
A month ago, Ganguly declared that Ahmedabad will have its first Day/Night Test during England’s visit through India.
Eminently, the BCCI is enthusiastic about facilitating England and investigating every conceivable choice, including making bio-secure air pockets.
In spite of the fact that the specific timetable and scenes are yet to be chalked out, it is perceived that Ahmedabad, Dharamsala and Kolkata are probably going to be the three Test settings.
The series may likewise be moved to UAE
That separated, Ganguly has consistently alluded to the chance of moving the whole leg to the United Arab Emirates, if India keep on staggering in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Outstandingly, the UAE as of late facilitated the 2020 version of Indian Premier League.
India to tour England in August
As of late, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) affirmed that the country will temporarily have India for a five-Test arrangement in the mid year of 2021.
The Test arrangement will run from August 4 to September 14, while five distinct settings will play host to the matches.
In contrast to the previous summer, the ECB will permit group to observe surprisingly realistic this time.
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