If reports are to be believed, Cricket Ireland has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to schedule the warm-up matches of India in Ireland ahead of the India tour of England tour in 2022.
The Sportskeeda source stated that Cricket Ireland had made this request to the Board of Control for Cricket in India to help the Irish cricket grow, and the meeting between the two boards is expected to take place ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021.
“Cricket Ireland has reached out to the BCCI and requested that they plan for India’s warm-up games to take place in Ireland. The request has been put in as a means of helping Irish cricket grow, and the talks are on between the boards. The meetings are expected to take place ahead of the T20 World Cup final,” the source confirmed”
India-England 5th Test Match Set To Take Place In 2022 After Agreement Between BCCI & ECB
The India tour of England 5-match Test series had to stop after 4 games due to the Covid-19 scare in the Indian camp and recently in a joint statement by the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian and England And Wales cricket board (ECB) it has been revealed that the 5th and last Tet will be played between July 1-5 in Edgbaston next year. Also, after the Test match, three ODIs and three T20Is will be played.
“The fifth match of the LV= Insurance Test Series between England Men and India Men has been rescheduled and will now take place in July 2022,” the ECB said in a statement.
“With India leading the series 2-1, the concluding fifth match will now take place from July 1, 2022, at Edgbaston, following an agreement between the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI),” it added.
India will be eyeing winning the series after a 2-1 lead. With the win, the Virat Kohli-led side will get the crucial World Test Championship (WTC) points which will help them play the final of WTC for the second time.