Thatscricket - News - Cricket: Mohali, Blore, Ahmedabad to host Tests
Published: Saturday, August 25, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Dr A C Muthiahtold reporters after the working committee meeting on Saturday that the England team will go back for Christmas after the test series on December 23, 2001 and return on January 12, 2002 to play the five One-dayers at Calcutta, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Kanpur from January 18.The English team will also play three three-day games at Mumbai or Pune, Hyderabad and Jaipur or Jodhpur before the Test series.BCCI secretary Jaywant Lele said the Indian team may go to Bangladesh to participate in a triangular tournament with Pakistan as the third team from December 23, 2001 to January 12, 2002.The Bangladesh Cricket Board has invited us and we have agreed in principle and if we get clearance from the Indian government then we will participate, he added.Delhi and Nagpur will host the two Test matches against Zimbabwe for which the dates are yet to be finalised. The Zimbabweans will play a three-day match at Rajkot and five One-dayers at Faridabad, Mohali, Guwahati, Cochin and Hyderabad, Lele said. PTI
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Mumbai: The England cricket team will play three Test matches at Mohali, Ahmedabad and Bangalore during its tour of India from November 18, 2001 to February 3, 2002.