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England vs India Test Update: BCCI to arrange special flight for Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer to fly to England

Notably, India is touring England for an all-format series starting from July 1. There will also be a few practice games played.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 7 June 2022 5:30 pm

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will be arranging a special flight to England for Team India head coach Rahul Dravid, wicketkeeper batter Rishabh Pant, and Shreyas Iyer for ENG vs IND 5th rescheduled Test as the trio will depart a few days late than the rest of the squad due to being part of 5-match T20I series against South Africa. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team will depart from India on June 16 while, Dravid, Pant, and Iyer will depart on June 19.

The trio will be leaving on a special flight from Bengaluru to England after taking part in the fifth and final T20I on 19 June against South Africa.

Notably, India is touring England for an all-format series starting from July 1. There will also be a few practice games played. The BCCI Selection Committee has selected a strong squad that will take part in the ENG vs IND fifth rescheduled Test (which got canceled due to COVID-19 cases in the Indian camp) from last year which India are leading 2-1. However, the squad for three T20Is and as many as ODIs is yet to be selected.

India Test squad against England: Rohit Sharma (Capt), KL Rahul (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.

India’s Schedule for England Tour

Warm-up Fixtures

Four-Day Match vs Leicestershire | June 24

T20 Match vs Derbyshire | July 1

T20 Match vs Northamptonshire | July 3

5th Rescheduled Test: Edgbaston | July 1-5

T20Is

1st T20I: Ageas Bowl | July 7

2nd T20I: Edgbaston | July 9

3rd T20I: Trent Bridge | July 10

ODIs

1st ODI: Kia Oval | July 12

2nd ODI: Lord’s | July 14

3rd ODI: Old Trafford | July 17

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