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BCCI announces India's schedule for Test series against England 2024

By Akanksha - July 25, 2023 - Last updated on Jul 27, 2023 11:09 PM
BCCI announces India's schedule for  Test series against England 2024

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The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has officially revealed India's action-packed schedule for the highly anticipated five-match Test series against England, set to take place after the 2023 ODI World Cup.

The Men in Blue will lock horns with England in a gripping five-match Test series, with the action commencing in January next year. India will resume their campaign in the third cycle of the World Test Championship, aiming to secure their position as one of the cricketing powerhouses.

Match Date Venue
1st Test January 25, 2024 Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
2nd Test February 2, 2024 Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vizag
3rd Test February 15, 2024 Rajkot
4th Test February 23, 2024 JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi
5th Test March 7, 2024 HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala

The series opener will kick off on January 25, 2024, at the iconic Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, promising an enthralling battle right from the start. Cricket fans can mark their calendars for February 2 when the second match will be hosted at the scenic Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vizag.

Rajkot will witness the intensity of the third Test match, scheduled to commence on February 15. As the series progresses, the focus will shift to the picturesque JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi, where the fourth Test will take place, starting on February 23.

The final and decisive match of the Test series will unfold at the captivating HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, with the first ball being bowled on March 7, 2024. Expectations are sky-high as both teams aim to leave no stone unturned in their pursuit of victory.

Looking back at the last time England visited Indian shores, the two cricketing giants engaged in a pulsating four-match Test series. India emerged victorious with a 3-1 scoreline, showcasing their prowess in front of their home crowd in Chennai and Ahmedabad. The memories of those epic encounters still resonate in the hearts of cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Before the upcoming Test series against England, India made their presence felt in the Caribbean, where they secured a resounding 1-0 victory over the West Indies in the World Test Championship. Dominating the opening Test, the Indian team defeated the hosts by an innings and 141 runs at Windsor Park in Dominica. The second match ended in a draw due to inclement weather, denying India another victory at Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.

However, in the final of the 2023 World Test Championship against Australia, India suffered a setback, as the Baggy Greens triumphed by 209 runs. This defeat served as a motivation for the Men in Blue, igniting their hunger for success in the upcoming Test series against England.

With the memory of their loss fresh in their minds, India will undoubtedly be determined to reclaim their spot at the pinnacle of Test cricket. As cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the start of the Test series, the stage is set for an enthralling contest between two cricketing powerhouses. Fans can expect a plethora of memorable moments and nail-biting finishes that will etch this series in the annals of cricketing history.

In conclusion, India's Test series against England promises to be a gripping and action-packed cricketing spectacle. As the nation unites to cheer for the Men in Blue, fans can look forward to witnessing top-notch cricketing talent on display. So, gear up for a cricketing extravaganza like no other, starting January 25, 2024!

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