The Indian and English players started their 5-day quarantine period from January 27 as India gets ready to hold its first international cricket tournament since the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. The players will be in quarantine for seven days, leaving three days for them to practice ahead of the start of the first Test, starting February 5, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
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Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, and Rory Burns -- who were not part of the England Test squad in Sri Lanka -- arrived in Chennai on Sunday.
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has booked The Leela Palace in Chennai for the two teams and they will not be allowed to step out of their rooms during the seven-day quarantine period. All the players will be tested for Covid-19 thrice over three days.
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The first two Tests will be played in Chennai from February 5-9 and February 13-17, before the action shifts to Ahmedabad (Motera) for the last two Tests (February 24-28 and March 4-8).
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|India vs England 2021 Test series schedule|
|Match details||Date||Time (IST)||Venue|
|1st Test||Feb 5-9||9:30 AM||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|2nd Test||Feb 13-17||9:30 AM||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|3rd Test||Feb 24-28||2:30 PM||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|4th Test||Mar 4-8||9:30 AM||Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad|
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First Published: Thu, January 28 2021. 13:25 IST