The highly anticipated India vs England Test Series is set to kick off on January 25th, 2024, with the first match taking place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. This five-match series promises to be a thrilling contest between two cricketing powerhouses. The English team, led by Ben Stokes, will be looking to continue their winning momentum after their recent series victory against Pakistan. On the other hand, India, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, will be determined to defend their home turf and secure a series win. In this article, we will provide you with all the essential details about the upcoming Test series, including the schedule, squads, match timings, venues, live streaming, and telecast details.
The Test series is scheduled to take place over the course of a month, starting from January 25th and concluding on March 11th. Here is the complete schedule of the matches:
|Day & Date
|Thu, Jan 25-29
| Rajiv Gandhi International
|Fri, Feb 2-6
| Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA
VDCA Cricket Stadium,
|Thu, Feb 15-19
| Saurashtra Cricket Association
| JSCA International Stadium
|Thu, Marc 7-11
| Himachal Pradesh Cricket
Association Stadium, Dharamsala
All the Test matches between India and England will start at 9:30 AM IST. Fans can expect the action to begin early in the morning, providing an exciting start to each day of the series.
The Test series will be played across five different venues in India. Let's take a look at the stadiums that will host the matches.
|Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium
| Dr. YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket
|Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
|JSCA International Stadium Complex
|Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
Both teams have announced their squads for the first two Tests. Let's take a look at the players who will be representing their respective countries.
India Squad (1st and 2nd Test):
Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan
Ben Stokes (c), Rehan Ahmed, James Anderson, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Shoaib Bashir, Harry Brook, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Ben Foakes, Tom Hartley, Jack Leach, Ollie Pope, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Mark Wood
Live Streaming and Telecast Details
Cricket enthusiasts can catch all the live action from the India vs England Test series on the Sports 18 channel in India. Additionally, the matches will be available for live streaming on the Jio Cinema app and website for free. This allows fans to watch the matches from the convenience of their smartphones or computers.
The India vs England Test Series is undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated cricketing events of the year. With two formidable teams battling it out on the field, fans can expect nothing short of high-quality cricketing action. The series promises to showcase the talents of some of the best cricketers from both countries. Whether you prefer watching the matches on television or live streaming on your mobile device, make sure to tune in and witness the thrilling encounters between India and England.