September 29, 2022

Dilip Vengsarkar has a surprising question for Sourav Ganguly ahead of his India tour in England


The Indian team for the WTC final are currently spending their mandatory quarantine period in Mumbai, after which they will fly to England on June 2. The Indian team are set to face New Zealand in the World Testing Championship final at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on June 18, after which the Indian team will also face England in a series of tests. of 5 games from August 4. Citing the gap between Serie 2, former cricketer and coach, Dilip Vengsarkar questioned the schedule set by Sourav Ganguly led. BCCI.

Dilip Vengsarkar questions India vs England 2021 test schedule

Talking to News18, Dilip Vengsarkar expressed concern about Team India’s schedule ahead of the WTC 2021 final. He raised questions about the type of tournament that was being staged with a one and a half month gap between the two test rounds. He also questioned the schedule set by the BCCI led by Sourav Ganguly, where the England Test series will be played after a huge gap forcing players to sit idle between the two.

While discussing the Pakistan and Sri Lanka tours in England which will take place in June and July, Vengsarkar also asked why the 2021 India vs England test series was not held immediately after the WTC final. He felt the Indian cricket schedule was odd while raising questions as if the team would come back after the WTC final and then go back. According to him, even if county matches were scheduled a month and a half is too long a period to play county matches and if India visits England to play test matches then they shouldn’t have to. ‘gap between the two.

The New Zealand team have started preparations in England

On the other hand, the New Zealand team will have a better chance of playing in English conditions as they have a series of tests against the hosts just before the WTC final. The New Zealand team have already had a training session in England where they played on the squad with the Williamson team and the Latham team as 2 teams. On the other hand, the Indian team will fly to England on June 2 after spending their mandatory quarantine period in Mumbai.

WTC 2021 final schedule between India and New Zealand

The WTC 2021 final will see Virat Kohli and his men take on New Zealand from June 18-22, where the two teams face off for the inaugural Test World Championship title at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The New Zealand side are also set to face England in a 2-game test series ahead of the WTC final. The first match of the England vs New Zealand test series begins on June 2. After concluding the WTC India vs New Zealand Final, the Indian team for the WTC Final will face England in the India vs England Test Series which will include 5 test matches starting August 4th at Trent Bridge.

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