BCCI confirms tour dates for England’s 2021 visit

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    India and England last went head to head in the 2019 World Cup (Photo credit: Getty Images)

    Chennai, Ahmedabad and Pune will share the matches when England tours India in February and March 2021.

    The itinerary was unveiled by the Board of Control for Cricket in India today and notes that the tour was restricted to three venues due the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    This tour begins on February 5th 2021, after England completes their visit to Sri Lanka for their rescheduled series.

    Firstly, there are two Tests in Chennai before the teams move to the newly refurbished Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad for the next two – the third of the four Tests will be a Day/Night fixture.

    The five-match T20 series will also be played in Ahmedabad and the tour will conclude with three ODIs in Pune.

    The refurbished stadium in Ahmadabad will host two Tests and five T20Is (Photo credit: ICC)
    DATE MATCH VENUE
    Feb 5-9 1st Test Chennai
    Feb 13-17 2nd Test Chennai
    Feb 24-28 3rd Test (D/N) Ahmedabad
    Mar 4-8 4th Test Ahmedabad
    Mar 12 1st T20I Ahmedabad
    Mar 14 2nd T20I Ahmedabad
    Mar 16 3rd T20I Ahmedabad
    Mar 18 4th T20I Ahmedabad
    Mar 20 5th T20I Ahmedabad
    Mar 23 1st ODI Pune
    Mar 26 2nd ODI Pune
    Mar 28 3rd ODI Pune