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India to host England in five match Test series

India will play five Tests, three ODIs and three T20s against England in the 2016-17 season.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: July 15, 2016 2:40:48 pm
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India will play hosts to England in a five match Test series that will begin on November 9. The five match series will be followed by three ODI’s and three T20 matches with the tour drawing to a close in early February.

This series will be played immediately after New Zealand’s tour of India which starts in September and has the Men in Blue playing three Tests and five ODI’s.

Rajkot will play host to the first Test from November 9 followed by Vishakhapatnam (November 17), Mohali (November 26), Mumbai (December 8) and Chennai (December 16).

In between there is a gap of one month with the ODI’s starting from January 15 in Pune. The next two ODI’s will be played in Cuttack (January 19) and Kolkata (January 22).

For the T20’s, Kanpur (January 26), Nagpur (January 29) and Bengaluru (February 1) will be the venues.



1st Test: November 9-13, 2016 in Rajkot

2nd Test: November 17-21, 2016 in Vishakhapatnam

3rd Test: November 26-30, 2016 in Mohali

4th Test: December 8-12, 2016 in Mumbai

5th Test: December 16-20, 2016 in Chennai


1st ODI: January 15, 2017 in Pune (D/N)

2nd ODI: January 19, 2017 in Cuttack (D/N)

3rd ODI: January 22, 2017 in Kolkata (D/N)


1st T20: January 26, 2017 in Kanpur (D/N)

2nd T20: January 29, 2017 in Nagpur (D/N)

3rd T20: February 1, 2017 in Bengaluru (D/N)


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