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Tour of England: Indian cricket teams, both men and women, land in London

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India and New Zealand will lock horns in the finals of WTC at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, beginning June 18, while the women’s cricket team will begin the England tour with a one-off Test from June 16.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Teams will now travel to Southampton to complete their mandatory quarantine
  • India women’s cricket team play a one-off Test against England
  • India men’s team will face New Zealand in WTC final

Indian cricket teams, both men and women, arrived in London on Thursday ahead of the World Test Championship (WTC) final and England series.

India batsman KL Rahul on Thursday shared a picture in which he can be seen standing in the airport. “Touchdown,” Rahul captioned the post on Twitter.

Both the teams will now travel to Southampton, where they will complete for their mandatory quarantine. Regular tests will be conducted during the period of isolation. Players’ activity will be allowed gradually to increase after each round of negative testing, moving from exercise in isolation to a small group and then larger squad activity, whilst always remaining within the bio-secure venue.

Virat Kohli-led India will lock horns with New Zealand in the WTC final at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, beginning June 18. On the other hand, the women’s cricket team will begin the England tour with a one-off Test from June 16. The women’s team will play in three ODIs starting June 27, with the matches slated to be played in Bristol, Taunton, and Worcester.

Both teams will then square off in three T20Is, beginning July 9, and the three matches will be played at Northampton, Hove, and Chelmsford. The women’s team tour ends on July 15.

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