The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) was fully prepared to host the first two Tests against England, said its secretary R.S. Ramasaamy to Sportstar on Thursday.

Ramasaamy said he had learnt tentatively that the England team would arrive in Chennai on January 27. 

“Then they would undergo four days of quarantine in their team hotel before beginning their practice sessions at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium,” he said.

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The TNCA secretary added the England team was not keen on a tour game before the first Test got underway on February 5 since the side would be landing in Chennai after playing in similar conditions in Sri Lanka.

The second India – England Test would be played at Chepauk from Feb. 13-17. “We are all excited about back-to-back Tests in Chennai. Both the England and the India teams…

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