Ind vs Eng: Team India will tour England next year, full schedule of series revealed

The full schedule of Team India's tour of England was released by the England Cricket Board on Wednesday.

18th November, 2020

The Indian cricket team will tour England in August-September next year. The full schedule of Team India's tour of England was released by the England Cricket Board on Wednesday. India has to play a 5 Test series in England next year. The Indian team will begin the tour on 4 August from the Trent Bridge Test. After hosting England after the tour of Australia, the Indian team will travel to England to play a 5-match Test series.

The full schedule of next year's Test series between India and England has been decided. The date and place of the Test match was announced on Wednesday. From August 4 to 8, Team India will play the first Test match of the series at Trent Bridge. The second match is scheduled to be played from 12 to 16 August at the historic ground of Lord's. At Headingley, the two teams will face off from August 25 to 29 in the third match of the series. The fourth Test will be played at the Oval between September 2 and 6. The fifth and final Test on the England tour will take place at Old Trafford from 10 to 15 September.

2021 England tour schedule for India

4 to 8 August (first test) Trent Bridge

12–16 August (Second Test) Lords

25 to 29 August (Third Test) Headingley

2 to 6 September (Fourth Test) Oval

10 to 14 September (fifth test) Old Trafford

Indian team's proposed program in 2021

Next year, the Indian team has to play a 5 Test series at home against England in February. After this, Afghanistan team will come to India to play a series of three ODIs in March. In July, the Indian team will play three T20 matches on a tour of Sri Lanka. After this, the tour of England will go on to play a 5-Test series. In October, South Africa will visit India where they have to play 3 ODIs and as many T20 matches. The T20 World Cup is to be held in India between October and November. In November, India have to play 2 ODIs at home with New Zealand. The year will end with a tour of South Africa. (This is the proposed program of the Indian team, which can be changed.)

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