England Tour Of India: 4 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 5 T20Is in early 2021. Sourav Ganguly announced the extended series against England in early 2021.England Tour Of India: 4 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 5 T20Is in early 2021.
The BCCI president Sourav Ganguly finally opens about the series against England which is to be played in India next year.
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“England will be touring India for the extended series which comprises of 4 Tests, 3 ODIs and 5 T20Is starting from February 2021. To conduct bilateral series is much easy, as there as just two sides to handle. We will keep assessing the things, a lot of people are talking about the second wave of the pandemic. We will be careful,” Sourav Ganguly on Virtual Press Conference.
The tour was announced much earlier but the official dates and venues are yet to be disclosed by the board headed by Ganguly.
The main purpose of the series against English men is to get more prepared for the ICC World T20 World Cup which is to be held in India in 2021. October and November is the window for the major event and India want to be fully prepared.
We want to conduct IPL 2021 in India.
Addressing the press conference Sourav Ganguly also talked about IPL 2021. He said “the team is planning for the next year’s IPL. We want to conduct the Indian T20 League in India itself.”
Talking about the IPL 2020, Ganguly praised the team’s effort to conduct the much-awaited league successfully in UAE. The series was shifted to UAE due to the hard conditions in India. Our team carried out the process of the league without any issues.
“It is not easy to handle 400 peoples in these tough times but our team did it. We carried over 30-40 thousand covid tests to make sure players and families are safe here in UAE.”
“…it’s a tournament for India. People spoke about the success of IPL, I told all of them that you must, you have to be in India to see what IPL is to India,” he said.
Boys are ready to get onto Field.
Sourav Ganguly also talked about the India-Australia test series which will begin on 27th November with 3 ODIs followed by 3 T20Is and to end 4 Tests.
“All the boys in Australia are fit and fine. Australia doesn’t have lot of Covid cases, borders were closed for a while but everything seems to be okay now. Still, there is a tight International Travel rule in Australia. Boys have completed their 14 days mandatory quarantine period on Tuesday. The players are ready to get onto the field.”