New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Saturday a change of venue for the upcoming India vs West Indies white ball series. West Indies should travel to Indian soil for a limited series made up of three ODIs and as many T20Is.
In line with the change of venue announced by BCCI through its official Twitter account, ODI India vs West Indies will now be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and Ind vs WI T20I will be played at Gardens of Eden in Kolkata.
NEWS 🚨: BCCI announces revised venues for home series against West Indies.
All three ODIs will now be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and three T20Is will be held at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 22, 2022
“The decision to limit the series to two venues instead of six as originally announced was made to mitigate biosecurity risks by reducing travel and travel for teams, match officials, broadcasters and other stakeholders” , BCCI said in an official statement. .
On January 19, ABP LIVE was the first to announce that the upcoming India vs West Indies series is likely to be rescheduled, just after the touring and fixture committee meeting concluded that evening. ABP Live also reported that the six matches could be hosted in Kolkata and Ahmedabad, instead of the six venues decided earlier.
Here is the link to the news published on January 19: India vs West Indies Series Likely To Be Rescheduled; Kolkata and Ahmedabad can host all matches
A BCCI insider who was close to the developments told ABP Live Bengali that the current Covid situation may lead to such changes in the tour itinerary.
On Saturday January 22, BCCI confirms the same news published in ABP Live and reschedules the series.
West Indies India Tour, 2022
Ind vs WI 1st ODI: Sunday February 6, Ahmedabad
Ind vs WI 2nd ODI: Wednesday February 9, Ahmedabad
Ind vs WI 3rd ODI: Friday 11 February, Ahmedabad
Caribbean tour in India, T20 schedule
Ind vs WI 1st T20I: Wednesday February 16, Calcutta
Ind vs WI 2nd T20I: Friday February 18, Calcutta
Ind vs WI 3rd T20I: Sunday February 20, Calcutta