India vs England Series 2021: After a long gap of a year and a half, India will kick-start its home run once again starting with England. India last played in home conditions back in November 2019.
India and England are scheduled to play a series of games in India. The series will begin on 05th February with Test matches. Both the sides will play four matches test series, the first two tests will be hosted in Chennai while the other two will be held in Ahmedabad, Gujrat.
After the test series, India and England will play a five-game Twenty20 series at newly build Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. And to end the tour a three games ODI series will be played in Pune
The third test at Motera Stadium will be the Day/night test and will begin on 24th February.
All the players will undergo three rounds of Covid-10 testing before heading out to the park. Both the teams will stay in the same hotel and the hotel will be locked for the outsiders. India and England will enter the hotel on 27th January and will undergo three days quarantine.
There will be no crowd entry for the first two test games, Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) clarified. All the person involving in the game will have to undergo strict rules and covid testings.
India vs England Test Series 2021 Schedule and Fixture:
|1st Test Match||February 05-09||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||09:30 AM IST|
|2nd Test Match||February 13-17||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||09:30 AM IST|
|3rd Test Match||February 24-28||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad [D/N]||02:30 PM IST [D/N Test]|
|4th Test Match||March 04-08||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||09:30 AM IST|
India vs England T20I series 2021 Schedule and Fixtures:
|1st T20I||March 12||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|2nd T20I||March 14||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|3rd T20I||March 16||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|4th T20I||March 18||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|5th T20I||March 20||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
India vs England ODI Series 2021 Schedule and Fixture:
|1st ODI||March 23||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||01:30 PM IST|
|2nd ODI||March 26||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||01:30 PM IST|
|3rd ODI||March 28||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||01:30 PM IST|
India squad for the first two tests against England:
Virat Kohli (C), Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Mayank Agarwal, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur.
England Squad for the first two tests against India:
Joe Root (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Ben Foakes (WK), Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, James Anderson, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, Dom Bess, Zak Crawley, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns.