England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed that India will tour England for four match npower test series, one NatWest T20 International and five NatWest Series ODIs in the later part of July 2011. With India currently holding number one position in ICC test rankings, ECB thinks it will be great summer for English crowd to watch the battle between two good teams.
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The four test matches will be played at Lord’s, Trent Bridge, Edgbaston and The Oval. First test match will begin from July 21st, while second will be played from 29th July, third will be from August 10th and final test will be played from 18th August to 22nd August 2011.
India will play only one twenty20 international against England on 31st August 2011 at Old Trafford, Manchester. The ODI series will be played at Chester-le-Street, Southampton, London and Cardiff.
England vs India npower Test Series:
July 21-25: 1st npower Test, England vs India, Lord’s
July 29-Aug 2: 2nd npower Test, England vs India, Trent Bridge
Aug 10-14: 3rd npower Test, England vs India, Edgbaston
Aug 18-22: 4th npower Test, England vs India, Kia Oval
England vs India NatWest T20 International:
Aug 31: NatWest International T20, England vs India, Old Trafford
England vs India NatWest ODI Series:
Sept 3: 1st NatWest Series ODI, England vs India, Emirates Durham ICG
Sept 6: 2nd NatWest Series ODI, England vs India, Rose Bowl
Sept 9: 3rd NatWest Series ODI, England vs India, Kia Oval
Sept 11: 4th NatWest Series ODI, England vs India, Lord’s
Sept 16: 5th NatWest Series ODI, England vs India, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff