Indian women to play their first Test match since 2014, will face England in Bristol

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India Women volition play their archetypal Test lucifer aft 2014 erstwhile they conscionable England successful Bristol County Ground connected June 16. In the fixtures released by ECB, dates of ODI and T20I matches person besides been confirmed.

Mithali Raj during a Test lucifer vs England Women successful 2014 (Reuters Image)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • India Women and England volition play a 4-day Test lucifer from June 16
  • India Women past played a Test lucifer successful November 2014
  • The Test lucifer volition beryllium followed by 3 ODIs and arsenic galore T20Is

The Indian women’s cricket squad volition play a historical one-off Test against England successful Bristol arsenic portion of a multi-format bid that volition besides diagnostic 3 ODIs and arsenic galore T20 Internationals starting June 16.

The Test volition beryllium played astatine the Bristol County Ground from June 16-19, kicking disconnected the England team’s summer. The lucifer was archetypal confirmed by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah earlier this twelvemonth but the nonstop day and venue were unveiled by the big committee connected Tuesday.

"ECB Chief Executive Officer, Tom Harrison, said: "We're truly looking guardant to a engaged summertime successful what is simply a immense twelvemonth for our England Women's team, and we're precise excited astir hosting India and New Zealand," a connection from the committee read.

While the Indian women’s squad volition instrumentality portion successful a Test for the archetypal clip since 2014, England past played the longest format of the crippled during the Ashes 2019.

The one-off Test volition beryllium followed by 3 ODIs and and arsenic galore T20Is. The circuit volition reason connected July 15 successful Chelmsford.

“The 2 planetary bid volition beryllium either broadside of The Hundred, and with the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy and the caller Regional T20 contention moving passim the summer, it’s a fixture database that offers a batch for some our players and our fans.

Following the engagements against India, The Hundred volition instrumentality place, aft which the England women’s broadside volition look New Zealand successful 3 T20Is and 5 ODIs respectively, successful September.

India Women's circuit of England afloat schedule:

June 16-19 Test lucifer Bristol County Ground
June 27 1st ODI Bristol County Ground
June 30 2nd ODI The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
July 3 3rd ODI New Road, Worcester
July 9 1st T20I The County Ground, Northampton
July 11 2nd T20I The 1st Central County Ground, Hove
July 15 3rd T20I The Cloudfm County Ground, Chelmsford