The third Test match will be played between hosts India and England (India vs England) from February 24 in Ahmedabad. This match will be day-night. For this, both teams have reached Ahmedabad and are preparing themselves for the India vs England Pink Ball Test. After this match, the fourth Test and T20 series will be played in Ahmedabad. The fourth Test match will begin on March 4, but the players of the Indian T20 team will also reach Ahmedabad three days before that. India’s limited-overs specialist players like Shikhar Dhawan, playing in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, have been asked to reach Ahmedabad on March 1 before the five-match T20 series against England.
Apart from Shikhar Dhawan, youngsters Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav and Rahul Tewatia are also participating in the 50-over domestic tournament and are part of a biologically safe environment in five cities. . The BCCI has selected a 19-member team for the T20 series starting on March 12 in Ahmedabad.
A senior Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) official said on condition of anonymity, “Shikhar has to reach Ahmedabad on March 1 along with other players. As far as we know, all the limited-overs experts have been asked to play two to three matches so that they stay in rhythm as they have to be part of a second biologically safe environment between the Kovid-19 rules. ‘