Cricket returns: India to host England in two-month tour


London: India will host its first bilateral sequence at residence because the outbreak of the coronavirus when England go to for a two-month tour containing 4 Take a look at matches, 5 T20s and three ODIS beginning in February.

England’s gamers will head to India on January 27 straight from Sri Lanka, the place they’re scheduled to play two rearranged Take a look at matches.

The Take a look at sequence between India and England begins on February 5, with the third and fourth matches being the primary to be held on the redeveloped Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad — the biggest cricket stadium on the earth with a capability of 110,000. A type of matches in Ahmedabad will likely be a day-night Take a look at.

The white-ball leg of the tour begins on March 12 with the T20s.

England lately returned residence early from a white-ball tour of South Africa after an outbreak of COVID-19 instances on the resort the place the groups had been staying.

There have been issues in regards to the psychological well being of England’s gamers within the bubble. They are going to be on the highway in Asia for practically three months from early January.

Jay Shah, honorary secretary for the Board of Management for Cricket in India, stated the well being of gamers will likely be a precedence and that his organisation “will depart no stone unturned to make it possible for the tour is held adhering to all security protocols” agreed by medical groups.


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