Kolkata: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has revealed that India will play 5 T20Is in opposition to England when the guests tour the nation early subsequent 12 months.
Whereas there have been talks on Ahmedabad internet hosting the day-night Check in opposition to England, the entire itinerary hasn`t been introduced but. The previous India skipper stated on Tuesday that it is going to be a full-fledged tour of 4 Checks, three ODIs and 5 T20Is.
“England is touring India for 4 Check matches, three ODIs, and 5 T20Is, it’s straightforward to have bilaterals as there are simply two groups, we now have to maintain assessing the scenario, lots of people are speaking concerning the second COVID wave, we now have to watch out,” stated Ganguly throughout a digital press convention organised by Livingguard AG.
Commenting on the 14th version of the Indian Premier League, Ganguly stated: “We are attempting to have the following IPL in India, it`s a match for India, I at all times inform people who they have to be right here to see what IPL means to India.”
The BCCI has in the previous couple of years ensured that it plans the ODI and T20I sequence maintaining in thoughts whether or not the following showpiece occasion is a 50-over occasion or a 20-over occasion. The 5 T20Is in opposition to England might be good preparation for Virat Kohli`s staff for the upcoming T20I World Cup which is about to be performed in India in October-November.
When requested concerning the upcoming India-Australia sequence, Ganguly stated: “Crew is in Australia, they reached on November 11 (13), they’ll end quarantine right this moment, the staff is in Australia, they are going to be beginning cricket, Australia doesn’t have a excessive variety of COVID circumstances, boys are able to get on to the sphere.”
India and Australia are set to lock horns in three ODIs, three T20Is, and 4 Checks. The primary ODI might be performed on Friday on the Sydney Cricket Floor (SCG).Skipper Virat Kohli might be taking part in only one Check in opposition to Australia, after which he’ll head again house after being granted paternity depart by BCCI.