England kick off their winter tour of India immediately with the talkSPORT community bringing you reside and unique protection of the long-lasting cricket collection.
Joe Root’s males claimed two high-quality victories away to Sri Lanka in January to kick off their 2021 in fashion.
Now they face one of many hardest challenges in world cricket – a collection in India.
England will face their previous foes in 4 Check matches – beginning within the early hours on Friday – in addition to 5 T20s and three ODIs.
Whereas England impressed in Sri Lanka, they’ll know they need to enhance once more if they’re to say a memorable Check collection win in opposition to the ‘Males in Blue’.
India go into the primary Check having claimed one in all their best wins ever in opposition to Australia final month.
India vs England: The right way to pay attention
Full commentary of day one of many first take a look at between India and England in Chennai will probably be stay on talkSPORT 2.
The primary Check will run from Friday, February 5 by means of to Tuesday, February 9.
Our protection will get underneath manner at 3:45am on Friday and we are going to deliver you each ball stay.
Our good broadcast crew consists of talkSPORT’s resident paceman Darren Gough and fellow former England internationals Kevin Pietersen, Steve Harmison, Matt Prior and Mark Butcher.
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You can too pay attention through DAB digital radio or by means of your sensible speaker.
Should you miss the stay motion ,there will probably be a day by day highlights present at 5pm on talkSPORT 2.
Former England paceman Steve Harmison may even host an everyday present, live-streamed on talkSPORT’s YouTube channel on the finish of play every day, as a part of 500 hours of cricket programming throughout the collection.
Complementing the stay commentaries will probably be a day by day Following On podcast.
There may even be a two-hour highlights package deal for individuals who miss the motion, plus the Cricket Collective will ship common preview and assessment reveals.
England’s schedule in India
- First Check: Feb 5-9 (Chennai)
- Second Check: Feb 13-17 (Chennai)
- Third Check: Feb 24-28 (Ahmedabad)
- Fourth Check: March 4-8 (Ahmedabad)
- First T20I: March 12 (Ahmedabad)
- Second T20I: March 14 (Ahmedabad)
- Third T20I: March 16 (Ahmedabad)
- Fourth T20I: March 18 (Ahmedabad)
- Fifth T20I: March 20 (Ahmedabad)
- First ODI: March 23 (Pune)
- Second ODI: March 26 (Pune)
- Third ODI: March 28 (Pune)
India vs England: First Check groups
India: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Shahbaz Nadeem.
England: Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Dan Lawrence, Joe Root (c), Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler (wk), Dom Bess, Jofra Archer, Jack Leach, James Anderson.
Toss: England gained the toss and determined to bat.
Officers: Anil Chaudhary, Nitin Menon, Chettithody Shamsuddin, Virender Sharma, Javagal Srinath.