Ind vs Eng 2021 schedule
India and England will clash against each other on 5th February as the series starts

Ind vs Eng 2021: Schedule, Squad and Venue

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India is hosting a home Test series after a long gap of a year and a half. The India vs England Test Series is all set to start in a bio bubble within closed doors and multiple rounds of COVID-19 testing. The first two matches of Ind vs Eng 2021 schedule will be held in Chennai and the next two is decided to be played in Ahmedabad. 

Both the teams are scheduled to reach Chennai on January 27 and the series starts on February 5. Both the teams will be placed in the same hotel where they will be kept in a bio-bubble environment given the current COVID-19 situation. 

Why the series is important

After the grand win against Australia, India is all set to clash against the mighty team of England and win the series. This much-awaited series is crucial for both the teams, especially India as it will place them in the top-two nations of the ICC World Test Championship League. Though the Indian team is currently at number one spot they will need to score at least 2-0 which will ensure they stay ahead of New Zealand and enter the final game at the Lord’s. Similarly, England has won the Test series against Sri Lanka and needs to score at least 3-0 to enter the ICC World Test Championship at Lord’s. 

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Last updated on 9 Feb 2021 after India v England, first Test

India England Schedule: Test

TestDateVenueTime
1st Test05-09 FebruaryMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai9:30 AM IST
2nd Test13-17 FebruaryMA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai9:30 AM IST
3rd Test24-28 FebruarySardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad9:30 AM IST
4th Test04-08 MarchSardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad9:30 AM IST

Ind vs Eng 2021 schedule: T20Is

T20IDateVenueTime
1st T201March 12Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad7:00 PM IST
2nd T20IMarch 14Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad7:00 PM IST
3rd T201March 16Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad7:00 PM IST
4th T20IMarch 18Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad7:00 PM IST
5th T20IMarch 20Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad7:00 PM IST

Ind vs Eng 2021 schedule: ODIs

ODIDateVenueTime
1st ODIMarch 23Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune1:30 PM IST
2nd ODIMarch 26Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune1:30 PM IST
3rd ODIMarch 28Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune1:30 PM IST

Ind vs Eng Test 2021 Schedule: Squad

Both the teams have announced their squad for the first two Test matches of the series. 

India: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Y Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy, Axar Patel, W Sundar, R Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep, Shardul Thakur.

Ind vs Eng 2021 schedule: Team
The Indian Team will will remain in bio-bubble till the Ind vs Eng 2021 as scheduled starts

England:  Joe Root (C), Jos Buttler (WK), Zak Crawley, Ben Foakes (WK), Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Ben Stokes, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns.

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The BCCI Committee has also declared that it has selected five players as standbys and five other net bowlers. 

Net Bowlers: Ankit Rajpoot, Avesh Khan, Sandeep Warrier, Krishnappa Gowtham, Saurabh Kumar

Standby Players: KS Bharat, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Shahbaz Nadeem, Rahul Chahar, Priyank Panchal.

Where to Watch Ind vs England Series?

Cricket fans can enjoy the game live on the Star Sports Network. OTT platform Hotstar will also live broadcast the series online. 

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