The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) along with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday announced the fixtures for Team India’s home series against England.
The much-awaited marquee series will kickstart with a 4-match Test series for Anthony de Mello Trophy, the first of which will be played in Chennai from the 5th of February.
England’s tour of India, 2020/21 – Test series :
|1||5th – 9th Feb||1st Test||Chennai|
|2||13th – 17th Feb||2nd Test||Chennai|
|3||24th – 28th Feb||3rd Test (D/N)||Ahmedabad|
|4||4th – 8th March||4th Test||Ahmedabad|
England’s tour of India, 2020/21 – T20I series :
|1||12th March||1st T20I||Ahmedabad|
|2||14th March||2nd T20I||Ahmedabad|
|3||16th March||3rd T20I||Ahmedabad|
|4||18th March||4th T20I||Ahmedabad|
|5||20th March||5th T20I||Ahmedabad|
England’s tour of India, 2020/21 – ODI series :
|1||23rd March||1st ODI||Pune|
|2||26th March||2nd ODI||Pune|
|3||28th March||3rd ODI||Pune|
Chennai will also host the second Test while the newly built Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the remaining two Test matches.
Motera, the largest cricket stadium in the world, boasts of state of the art facilities and a seating capacity of 110,000.
It will host India’s second Day-Night Test match at home after the huge success of India’s first-ever pink-ball Test that was played in Kolkata last year.