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England team arrives for Test series against India

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The cricket team led by arrived here today from to engage hosts in a five-Test series commencing at Rajkot on November 9.

The tourists touched down around 3 pm and reached their hotel in South two hours later.



This is the eighth (rpt eighth) five-match Test rubber between the two countries and first in the country since the 1984-85 series between the squads captained by and

It was the very series in which created world record with a hat-trick of tons in his first 3 Test matches.

The tourists are to stay in the metropolis for a few days and have one full practise session, scheduled at the Cricket Club of India's Brabourne Stadium on November 5, before proceeding to Rajkot, venue of the opening clash.

The other games are to be played in Vishakapatnam (Nov. 17-21), also hosting a first-ever Test like Rajkot, Mohali (Nov. 26-30), (Dec. 8-12) and (Dec. 16-20).

On its previous Test tour of India, came from behind to turn the tables on the hosts and emerge 2-1 victors in a four-Test series. Cook was the captain then too.

squad: (Captain), Moeen Ali, Zafar Ansari, Johny Bairstow (WK), Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad, Jose Buttler, Ben Duckett, Steve Finn, H Hameed, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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England team arrives for Test series against India

The England cricket team led by Alastair Cook arrived here today from Bangladesh to engage hosts India in a five-Test series commencing at Rajkot on November 9. The tourists touched down around 3 pm and reached their hotel in South Mumbai two hours later. This is the eighth (rpt eighth) five-match Test rubber between the two countries and first in the country since the 1984-85 series between the squads captained by Sunil Gavaskar and David Gower. It was the very series in which Mohammed Azharuddin created world record with a hat-trick of tons in his first 3 Test matches. The tourists are to stay in the metropolis for a few days and have one full practise session, scheduled at the Cricket Club of India's Brabourne Stadium on November 5, before proceeding to Rajkot, venue of the opening clash. The other games are to be played in Vishakapatnam (Nov. 17-21), also hosting a first-ever Test like Rajkot, Mohali (Nov. 26-30), Mumbai (Dec. 8-12) and Chennai (Dec. 16-20). On its ... The cricket team led by arrived here today from to engage hosts in a five-Test series commencing at Rajkot on November 9.

The tourists touched down around 3 pm and reached their hotel in South two hours later.

This is the eighth (rpt eighth) five-match Test rubber between the two countries and first in the country since the 1984-85 series between the squads captained by and

It was the very series in which created world record with a hat-trick of tons in his first 3 Test matches.

The tourists are to stay in the metropolis for a few days and have one full practise session, scheduled at the Cricket Club of India's Brabourne Stadium on November 5, before proceeding to Rajkot, venue of the opening clash.

The other games are to be played in Vishakapatnam (Nov. 17-21), also hosting a first-ever Test like Rajkot, Mohali (Nov. 26-30), (Dec. 8-12) and (Dec. 16-20).

On its previous Test tour of India, came from behind to turn the tables on the hosts and emerge 2-1 victors in a four-Test series. Cook was the captain then too.

squad: (Captain), Moeen Ali, Zafar Ansari, Johny Bairstow (WK), Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad, Jose Buttler, Ben Duckett, Steve Finn, H Hameed, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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England team arrives for Test series against India

The cricket team led by arrived here today from to engage hosts in a five-Test series commencing at Rajkot on November 9.

The tourists touched down around 3 pm and reached their hotel in South two hours later.

This is the eighth (rpt eighth) five-match Test rubber between the two countries and first in the country since the 1984-85 series between the squads captained by and

It was the very series in which created world record with a hat-trick of tons in his first 3 Test matches.

The tourists are to stay in the metropolis for a few days and have one full practise session, scheduled at the Cricket Club of India's Brabourne Stadium on November 5, before proceeding to Rajkot, venue of the opening clash.

The other games are to be played in Vishakapatnam (Nov. 17-21), also hosting a first-ever Test like Rajkot, Mohali (Nov. 26-30), (Dec. 8-12) and (Dec. 16-20).

On its previous Test tour of India, came from behind to turn the tables on the hosts and emerge 2-1 victors in a four-Test series. Cook was the captain then too.

squad: (Captain), Moeen Ali, Zafar Ansari, Johny Bairstow (WK), Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Gareth Batty, Stuart Broad, Jose Buttler, Ben Duckett, Steve Finn, H Hameed, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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