Itinerary for India-England home series in 2021
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
|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|