IND vs ENG: Motera Stadium to have fans in attendance for the Final Two Tests

IND vs ENG series: India and England will square off in four Tests (two each in Chennai and Ahmedabad), five T20Is (in Ahmedabad), and three ODIs (in Pune). The first Test will be scheduled for February 5 in Chennai.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Feb 01, 2021 12:36 IST
IND vs ENG: Motera Stadium to have fans in attendance for the Final Two Tests
Motera Stadium will ready for final two Tests (Image source: Photo/gettyimages)

IND vs ENG series: India will host England for a full-fledged tour in February and March. The first two Tests will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai from February 5. After that, the action shifts to Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad for the final two Tests, which includes a pink-ball Day/Night Test as well. Next, the two teams will compete in five T20Is and three ODIs. The third and fourth Test in Motera Stadium to have fans in attendance as per the new reports.

India's four-match home series against England (IND vs ENG) begins with the first Test at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Friday (February 5). The Chepauk, which has a capacity of approx. 50,000, is also slated to host the second Test at the same venue from February 13-17.

Now, as per the latest reports, the spectators' entry is almost certain for the third and fourth Test between the two sides at the renewed Motera Stadium. The third Test (pink-ball D/N) will be held from February 24-28, while the fourth match will be held from March 4-8.

With a seating capacity of 1,10,000, the venue is the second-largest in the world, only behind the Rungrado May Day Stadium in North Korea, which can accommodate 1,14, 000 people.

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Virat Kohli-led Team India is gearing up for the four-match Test series between India and England, starting from February 5 in Chennai. The first two Tests will be played in Chennai before the action shifts to the world's largest Cricket Stadium for the final two Tests.