Itinerary for India-England home series in 2021

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The BCCI and ECB announced the fixtures for England’s upcoming away series against India.

The Test series will be called the Anthony de Mello Trophy, wherein four Tests will be played starting in Chennai on February 5th.

The second Test will also be hosted in Chennai, followed by two Tests in the newly built Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad.

All the three ODIs, which will be the end of the series, are expected to be played in Pune.

“The BCCI prioritises health and safety of both teams and will leave no stone unturned to make sure that the tour is held adhering to all safety protocols agreed by the BCCI and ECB medical teams. Both Boards have worked closely to put together an exciting series that promises to provide high octane action between two powerhouses of world cricket. This will be India’s first bilateral series at home since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and the home season will bring back joy to cricket fans,” said Jay Shah, Honorary Secretary, BCCI.

The complete fixtures of the tour are as below:-

England’s tour of India, 2020/21 – Test series

S.No.  Date    Match     Venue
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

S.No. Date Match Venue
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

S.No.  Date  Match  Venue
1.  23rd March  1st ODI  Pune
2.  26th March  2nd ODI Pune
3. 28th March  3rd ODI Pune
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