Business Standard

Ind vs Eng: ECB, BCCI to try 'finding a window to reschedule' 5th Test

The BCCI along with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had earlier jointly decided to call off the fifth Test scheduled at Old Trafford in Manchester.

Indian cricket team
Premium

As of now, India is 2-1 ahead and have not been officially declared winners simply because there could be a chance of the fifth Test being played during the window in July next year when the team visits for a six-match white-ball series.

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to reschedule the fifth and final Test after it was cancelled due to the Indian players' reluctance to play it following emergence of a fresh Covid-19 positive case.
"In lieu of the strong relationship between BCCI and ECB, the BCCI has offered to ECB a rescheduling of the cancelled Test match. Both the Boards will work towards finding a window to reschedule this Test match,"

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Sep 09 2021 | 5:58 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com