Dickason came by a Emirate flight at 8:10 am and immediately proceeded to his hotel. Officials of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association received him at the airport.
Dickason will have detailed discussion with top BCCI officials regarding the security arrangements at the venues for the series.
After Chennai, he will then proceed to Mohali, the venue of the second cricket Test, and undertake a similar exercise.
England agrees to change Test venues
Dickason was with the England team which returned home abruptly abandoning the last two ODI matches following the terror attacks in Mumbai. He has been entrusted with the task of submitting a comprehensive report to the ECB, which will then determine the fate of the Test series.