IND vs ENG: Ollie Pope obtained an harm in August final 12 months, towards Pakistan.© Twitter
Batsman Ollie Pope has been added to the England squad for the upcoming Test series towards India. Pope has absolutely recovered from a left shoulder harm sustained in August final 12 months towards Pakistan. “The England medical crew are happy that he’s obtainable for choice,” mentioned England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in an official assertion. “The 23-year-old has practised with the total squad over the previous two days. England can have their last follow on the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai tomorrow forward of the primary Take a look at beginning on Friday,” it added.
The primary two video games of the four-match Take a look at collection will likely be performed in Chennai on the MA Chidambaram Stadium earlier than the cricketers transfer to Ahmedabad for the third and fourth Take a look at.
The primary Take a look at will likely be performed from Friday, whereas the second is slated to start on February 13.
The primary Take a look at will likely be performed behind closed doorways whereas the second Take a look at can have 50 per cent crowd in attendance, the Tamil Nadu Cricket Affiliation (TNCA) secretary confirmed on Tuesday.
Talking to ANI, TNCA secretary RS Ramasaamy mentioned that the affiliation has bought the ultimate approval from the BCCI to permit followers to come back in for the second sport of the Take a look at collection.
“We can have 50 per cent crowd for the second Take a look at,” he mentioned.
The Joe Root-led England squad started coaching on Tuesday on the MA Chidambaram Stadium for the upcoming first Take a look at.
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