Manchester Test

James Anderson unsure if he'll play another Test match for England at home ground

The final match of the series was cancelled when a physio in the Indian camp tested positive ahead of the game, making the visiting players apprehensive, though all of them tested negative.

published on : 12th September 2021

Sunil Gavaskar welcomes BCCI's offer, says India shouldn't forget England's gesture after 26/11

After the Manchester test got called off owing to a Covid scare, both the BCCI and England Cricket Board officials announced that the match will be rescheduled at a later date as a one-off game.

published on : 11th September 2021

Fifth Test cancelled after India 'unable to field team'; No clarity on series result amid talk of rescheduling

The England and Wales Cricket Board's statement on the match went from India "unable to field a team and will instead forfeit the match" to India "regrettably unable to field a team".

published on : 10th September 2021

England Vs India: BCCI says Manchester Test to be rescheduled after cancellation over Covid concerns

Although the BCCI had asked the players to get on with the match in a communication sent late Thursday night, things changed overnight with the Indian players putting up a firm stance.

published on : 10th September 2021

England Vs India: Start of fifth Test in Manchester postponed, series might resume on Sunday

It is understood that the ECB wasn't willing to cancel the Test and stood firm on either delaying the match by a couple of days or asked India to forfeit.

published on : 10th September 2021

Manchester Test under a cloud after India's assistant physio tests Covid positive

The New Indian Express understands that the chances of the match happening at this stage are very remote, with several Indian players having come in close contact with Parmar in recent days.

published on : 9th September 2021