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5th match between IND-ENG cancelled due to Covid

Who won Test series? As 5th test cancelled between Ind vs Eng  

Ground Report | New Delhi: 5th match between IND-ENG; The fifth Test match between India and England to be played in Manchester has been canceled due to Covid-19 infection. The fifth and final Test match was to be played at the Old Trafford Stadium from Friday but the match has been canceled due to fear of increasing cases of Covid-19 infection in the camp.

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The ICC has told that the BCCI and the ECB have announced the cancellation of the match by consensus.

5th match between IND-ENG

The ECB has issued a statement, “After talks with the BCCI, the ECB confirms that the fifth Test match between the England and India men’s team, which was to be played at Old Trafford from today, has been cancelled.”

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“This decision has been taken due to the fear of increasing Covid cases in the camp, India are regretfully unable to field their team.” “We apologize to our fans and partners for this news because we know it will cause great disappointment and inconvenience to many.”

India is currently leading 2-1 in this series, but in the event of the fifth match being cancelled, this match will be added to England’s account or this cancelled match will be held again in the future. This match is now expected to take place on the next England tour. 

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Next year India will tour England to play a limited-overs series. With the cancellation of this match, India just lost the chance to win the Test series on England’s soil after 14 years. Although the team still has a chance, they will have to wait till next year for that.

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