IND vs ENG: Ollie Pope acquired an harm in August final 12 months, in opposition to Pakistan.© Twitter
Batsman Ollie Pope has been added to the England squad for the upcoming Test series in opposition to India. Pope has absolutely recovered from a left shoulder harm sustained in August final 12 months in opposition to Pakistan. “The England medical team are satisfied that he is available for selection,” mentioned England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in an official assertion. “The 23-year-old has practised with the full squad over the past two days. England will have their final practice at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai tomorrow ahead of the first Test starting on Friday,” it added.
The first two video games of the four-match Test sequence can be performed in Chennai on the MA Chidambaram Stadium earlier than the cricketers transfer to Ahmedabad for the third and fourth Test.
The first Test can be performed from Friday, whereas the second is slated to start on February 13.
The first Test can be performed behind closed doorways whereas the second Test could have 50 per cent crowd in attendance, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) secretary confirmed on Tuesday.
Speaking to ANI, TNCA secretary RS Ramasaamy mentioned that the affiliation has bought the ultimate approval from the BCCI to permit followers to return in for the second recreation of the Test sequence.
“We will have 50 per cent crowd for the second Test,” he mentioned.
The Joe Root-led England squad started coaching on Tuesday on the MA Chidambaram Stadium for the upcoming first Test.
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