England to tour India in Feb/March 2021 for Test, limited-overs series

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Karachi: England men’s team to tour India for all-format series in February and March 2021.

The schedule has been finalized as England will play four Tests, five T20Is, and three ODIs across three venues.

The first two Tests of the tour will take place in Chennai on 5-9 February and 13-17 February at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

The third and fourth Tests will be staged on 24-28 February and 4-8 March at the redeveloped Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad.

The third Test will be a day-night match, and this will be the first time both countries will take each other in a day-night Test.

The limited-overs leg of the tour starts with five T20Is with all matches taking place at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad from 12 March to 20 March.

The World Champions will conclude the tour in Pune with three ODIs taking place on 23 March, 26 March and 28 March at the MCA Stadium.

Schedule

Test Matches

Friday 5-9 February: 1st Test match – India v England, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Saturday 13-17 February: 2nd Test match – India v England, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Wednesday 24-28 February: 3rd Test match – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Thursday 4-8 March: 4th Test match – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

T20Is

Friday 12 March: 1st IT20 – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Sunday 14 March: 2nd IT20 – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Tuesday 16 March: 3rd IT20 – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Thursday 18 March: 4th IT20 – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad
Saturday 20 March: 5th IT20 – India v England, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad

ODIs

Tuesday 23 March: 1st ODI – India v England, MCA Stadium, Pune
Friday 26 March: 2nd ODI – India v England, MCA Stadium, Pune
Sunday 28 March: 3rd ODI – India v England, MCA Stadium, Pune

 

Read: England to tour Sri Lanka for rescheduled Tests next month

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