Indian Test team for England tour on July 2

Updated: 30 June 2011 17:57 IST

The Indian cricket team for the upcoming Test series against England will be selected on Saturday in Chennai, the Indian Cricket Board stated in a media release.

Indian Test team for England tour on July 2
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New Delhi:

The Indian cricket team for the upcoming Test series against England will be selected on Saturday in Chennai, the Indian Cricket Board stated in a media release.

Under Krishnamachari Srikkanth's chairmanship, the All-India Senior Selection Committee will meet at the Park Sheraton in Chennai on Saturday evening to pick the touring squad for the five-day matches, the BCCI said in a statement.

India will play four Test matches against England with the first match scheduled to be held at the historic Lord's from July 21--25. That will incidentally be the 2000th Test in the history of the game.

Before the first Test, India will play a three-day warm-up game against county side Somerset from July 15 at Taunton.

Indian will also play a two-day practice game against Northamptonshire (August 5-6) just after the conclusion of the second Test scheduled to be held in Trentbridge, Nottingham from July 29 to August 3.

The third Test between the two sides will be held in Edgbaston, Birmingham from August 10-14 followed by the fourth and the final match of the series at the Oval from August 18-22.

India will also play a five-match ODI series and one-off Twenty20 match against England during the tour. The squad for that series will be announced later.

Topics : Cricket England India Kris Srikkanth India in England, 2011
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