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Indian cricket team will tour England in their summer period of August and September. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced the schedule for England vs India Test series on Wednesday (November 18).
India tour to England 2021
ECB announces the schedule for the five-Test match series. The first match has scheduled to begin on August 4th of 2021 at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. The fifth match has scheduled to play between September 10-14 at Old Trafford, Manchester.
We have announced our plans to host a full summer of international cricket in 2021!
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) November 18, 2020
England vs India 2021 Test Schedule
|1st Test||August 4-8||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|2nd Test||August 12-16||Lord’s, London|
|3rd Test||August 25-29||Headingly, Leeds|
|4th Test||September 2-6||Oval, London|
|5th Test||September 10-14||Old Trafford, Manchester|
In the summer of 2021, England will be hosting Sri Lanka and Pakistan (limited-overs series) before a full-fledged Test series against the touring Indians.
ECB Chief Executive Officer View
After ECB’s announcement, its Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison remarked: “We had an amazing summer of international cricket this year with some memorable performances, and we know how much enjoyment it brought to people whilst staying at home.”
“Next year we’ve got another big international program to look forward to, with the thrill of a five-Test series against India as the centerpiece, 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.”
A five-Test series against India is planned to headline the men’s international summer, following a Royal London Series against Sri Lanka and a Royal London Series and Vitality T20I Series against Pakistan.