India vs England series 2021 will start from 1st week of February 2021. India vs England 1st Test 2021 will start on 5th Feb in Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. India vs England series will consist of 4 test matches, 5 T20 internationals, and One-day international matches.
India will host the England cricket team after a gap of 1.5 years. The last time India and England played in 2019. India vs England test series will be closed doors that is there will no crowed in this series. England and India team will undergo three times corona test and England and India cricket team hotel will be sealed for outsiders.
BCCI speaks to ANI news that there will be a possibility to open the stadium for fans in Ahmad Abad for the remaining two test matches.
BCCI official said “We are trying to open the stadium for fans to witness what awaits to be a thrilling T20I series between India and England. While we are yet to decide on the numbers, the idea is to get close to 50 per cent of the seats filled. But the final decision lies with the government. Safety is a priority even as we adapt to the new normal,”
India vs England’s first two test matches will be played in Chennai cricket stadium while the remaining two test matches will be played in Ahmad Abad cricket stadium. Both India and England teams will stay in the same hotel and they will be quarantined from 27th January.
The most awaited series between India vs England 1st test 2021 will start with the test match where both teams will put their 100% efforts just to secure their position in the ICC test championship final which will be held in June 2021 at Lord’s cricket ground. India is currently on the number in ICC Test ranking after beating Australia in their home ground and secured the series victory with 2-0. In order to maintain their position for the top two teams in the table, India must have to win the series with at least 2-0. New Zealand is currently on number sport after beating Pakistan with 2-0 in their home ground.
While on another side it is difficult for England to put their team in the top position of the ICC test ranking. After Beating Sri Lanka in their home ground England must-have win the series with at least 3-0 to put their team in the number 2 spot.
India Vs England 1st Test 2021 Comparison
if we compare both teams according to their previous performances it will be very hard to judge which team will win the series. Indian team who currently beat Australia in their home ground where they did not lose a single match in their last 31 years are in very great form and they the advantage of the home ground. but on the other side Indian teams mostly seniors are injured.
England recently beat Sri Lanka in their home ground which is also a very positive point. England most players have the experience to play in Indian pitches as most of their players are playing IPL.
India Vs England Test Schedule for 2021
Tests (Two in Chennai, two in Ahmedabad)
1st Test: February 05-09, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, 09:30 AM IST
2nd Test: February 13-17, MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai, 09: 30 AM IST
3rd Test: February 24-28, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, 02:30 PM IST [D/N Test]
4th Test: March 04-08, Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, 09:30 AM IST
India vs England 1st Test 2021 playing X1
India Playing x1
Virat Kohli (C), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (WK), Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur.
Ankit Rajpoot, Sandeep Warrier, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Kumar, Avesh Khan
England squad (Firsy two Tests):
Joe Root (captain), Moeen Ali, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, James Anderson.
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