England's tour of India schedule has been announced, in which both teams will face each other in 5 T20s, 4 Tests and 3 ODI series. The India-England test series will begin on February 5 in Chennai. The Indian team will play both the first test match in Chennai and the last two test matches in Ahmedabad.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli, all-rounder Hardik Pandya, left-arm spinner Axar Patel and speedster Ishant Sharma have been recalled to the Indian team for the first two tests against England.
Talking about Chennai, the Indian team has participated in 32 test matches, of which 14 test matches have been won by India, while in 6 test matches, India faced failure and 11 test matches were tied. The highest team score in the test at Chennai Ground is 759 in 7 wickets created by the Indian team against England in December 2016.
9 test matches were held between both teams in Chennai, and the Indian team won five test matches. The last time when both teams came to play a test match in Chennai, the Indian team won the match with innings and 75 runs.
Test Series (04 matches)
|1st Test||February 05-09||M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||09:30 AM IST|
|2nd Test||February 13-17||M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai||09:30 AM IST|
|3rd Test||February 24-28||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||02:30 PM IST|
|4th Test||March 04-08||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad||02:30 PM IST|
T20 series (05 matches)
|1st T20I||March 12||Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|2nd T20I||March 14||Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|3rd T20I||March 16||Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|4th T20I||March 18||Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
|5th T20I||March 20||Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad||07:00 PM IST|
ODI series (03 matches)
|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's Full Squad (First two Tests)-
Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (WK), KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ishant Sharma, Md. Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur.
Ankit Rajpoot, Krishnappa Gowtham, Sandeep Warrier, Saurabh Kumar, Avesh Khan
Shahbaz Nadeem, Priyank Panchal, Abhimanyu Easwaran, KS Bharat, Rahul Chahar
England's Full Squad (First two Tests)-
Joe Root (captain), Dom Bess, Moeen Ali, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Rory Burns, Zak Crawley, Dan Lawrence, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Olly Stone, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Dom Sibley, James Anderson, Jofra Archer.
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