rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
Rediff.com  » Sports » England Tests to go ahead: BCCI

England Tests to go ahead: BCCI

November 27, 2008 20:42 IST

England will play two Test matches in India as scheduled next month despite militant attacks in Mumbai, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president Lalit Modi said on Thursday.

Modi said the first Test would go ahead in Ahmedabad from December 11-15 but the second, scheduled for Mumbai from December 19-23, could be moved to a southern Indian city.

"The ECB [English board] has requested that and we are examining it," Modi said, referring to a possible change of venue. "The Test series will go on."

The final two games in the seven-match one-day series were cancelled on Thursday after militants killed more than 100 people in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Source:
© Copyright 2013 Reuters Limited. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Reuters content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.