After a tremendous victory against Australia in their own den makes Indian Team more confident and enthusiastic in the red ball format. The new era of Indian Cricket Team had shown that without the experienced players also, they have that capability to fight against all odds. With this win now, Men In Blue are going to march towards to play red ball series against World Cup Champions England Team.
Both the team are going to play five T20Is, three ODIs and Four tests series respectively. It is scheduled that the first two test will be played at Chennai whereas the remaining two will be at Ahmedabad respectively and the series will commence from 5th February onwards.
With only some days left, According to Indian Express, Indian star all rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of the upcoming Test series due to the left thumb dislocation occurred while playing the Sydney Test i.e third test against Australia which now predicted that he might take up to six weeks to recover.
“He is out of Test series and he will take more than six weeks to recover completely. The selectors will take a call later, whether to include him in the team for the shorter formats, ” Quoted by Officials of BCCI to Indian Express.
Thus he will be unavailable from the red ball cricket and remaining white ball cricket will be under thoughts if recovers. Right now he will travel to Bangalore for rehabilitation at NCA.
Spectators capacity in Chennai.
BCCI has communicated with Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) over permission towards allowance of 50% crowd in the stadium for the red ball series, as the Government has given permission to run the theatres with 50% capacity.
Three-Day Quarantine Norms
All the players of Men In Blue have to undergo the quarantine norms of 3 days with strict rules after reaching at Chennai for the First Test match against England whereas all the players are requested to report at Chennai on 27th January.