The Indian cricket workforce will tour England of their summer time interval of August and September, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) introduced on Wednesday (November 18). The first Test is slated to begin on August 4, 2021 at Trent Bridge.
In the summer time of 2021, England will likely be internet hosting Sri Lanka and Pakistan (restricted overs sequence) earlier than a full-fledged Test sequence towards the touring Indians.
Here’s the schedule of India’s tour of England in 2021:
1st Test: August 4-8 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham
2nd Test: August 12-16 at Lord’s, London
third Test: August 25-29 at Headingly, Leeds
4th Test: September 2-6 at Oval, London
fifth Test: September 10-14 at Old Trafford, Manchester
We have introduced our plans to host a full summer time of worldwide cricket in 2021!
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) November 18, 2020
During their final bilateral tour to England in 2018, India had performed three T20I’s, three ODI’s and 5 Tests towards the house aspect. While India received the T20I sequence 2-1, that they had misplaced each the ODI and Test sequence towards an in-form English workforce. India misplaced the ODI sequence with the identical score-line however had been utterly overpowered within the Test sequence, shedding 4-1.
Earlier, the ECB had additionally introduced that they might be touring Pakistan in 2021, which might be the primary time in 16 years.
After ECB’s announcement, it is Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison remarked: “We had an incredible summer time of worldwide cricket this yr with some memorable performances, and we all know how a lot enjoyment it dropped at individuals while staying at dwelling.
“Next year we’ve got another big international programme to look forward to, with the thrill of a five-Test series against India as the centrepiece, compelling white ball series for our men and women, and an Ashes Series for our Visually Impaired team. It’s an exciting prospect for England fans, and while Covid means there’s still a great deal of uncertainty, we really hope to be able to welcome fans back into the grounds safely next year to bring that unique atmosphere to stadia across the country.”