India vs England Test Series 2024: Schedule, Venues, Squads, and Broadcast Details

England is all set to tour India for a 5-match Test series. The thrilling Test series, also known as the Anthony de Mello Trophy, will take place between January and March 2024.

The India vs England Test series is an important affair for both teams as they are in quest to grab the crucial WTC points. This is India’s first home series, which is part of their WTC 2023-25 schedule. While England will be playing their first away series of the WTC 2023-25 fixtures.

This will be the first assignment for the coach-captain duo of Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes on Indian soil. It will be an uphill task for them given the English side was thrashed last time by 3-1.

England’s tour of India will begin with the first Test match scheduled from January 25 in Hyderabad. The next match will also happen in southern India, in Visakhapatnam, from February 2.

Then the teams travel west to Rajkot for the third Test, which starts after a week’s break from February 15. The fourth Test match will take place in Ranchi from February 23.

And finally, the series will conclude with the fifth and final Test, which begins from March 7. The picturesque HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala will host the fifth match.

You can check out the complete schedule, along with match timings, below.

Also Read | England World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 Schedule

India vs England Test Series 2024: Schedule, Venues, and Timing

DateMatchVenueTime (IST)
Jan 25 – Jan 291st TestHyderabad9:30 AM
Feb 2 – Feb 62nd TestVisakhapatnam9:30 AM
Feb 15 – Feb 193rd TestRajkot9:30 AM
Feb 23 – Feb 274th TestRanchi9:30 AM
Mar 7 – Mar 115th TestDharamsala9:30 AM

Also Read | India’s World Test Championship (WTC) 2023-25 Schedule

India vs England Test Series 2024: Squads


As usual, India is going with a spin-heavy bowling attack led by stalwart Ravi Ashwin. Keeper-batter Dhruv Jurel earned his first call-up to the Test squad for the first 2 matches. Experienced pacer Mohammed Shami misses owing to an injury. Moreover, India’s ace batter Virat Kohli pulled out of the first 2 Tests on personal grounds.

India Test Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan


All-rounder Ben Stokes will be at the helm of the English side, which has a mixture of experienced and young players. Harry Brook was named in the squad, but he withdrew from the series citing personal reasons. Dan Lawrence was called in as his replacement. 

England’s spin attack comprises proficient Jack Leach and young prodigy Rehan Ahmed, along with 2 uncapped spinners, Tom Hartley and Shoaib Bashir. Fast bowler Gus Atkinson also earns a call-up to the squad based on his superb form in the County Championship.

England Test Squad: Ben Stokes (c), Joe Root, Ollie Pope, Zak Crawley, Ben Duckett, Dan Lawrence, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Foakes, James Anderson, Jack Leach, Rehan Ahmed, Gus Atkinson, Shoaib Bashir, Tom Hartley, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood

India vs England Test Series 2024: Broadcast and Live Stream

The India vs England series will be broadcast live on the Sports18 TV channel. While Jio Cinema will livestream the series on their app and website.

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