England v India: Postponed fifth Test to be held at Edgbaston in July 2022

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Since 2007, India has not won any Test series in England.

The fifth and postponed Test between India and England will be played at Edgbaston, 1-5 July next.

After India pulled out of Covid-19 concerns, the series decider was rescheduled at Emirates Old Trafford in September.

The outcome of the series will be determined by the rearranged Test, which India leads 2-1.

Edgbaston will be replaced by Old Trafford as the venue for August's second Test between England & South Africa.

According to the England and Wales Cricket Board, Old Trafford was unable to stage the rearranged Test due "complexities in the schedule" and a shortage of time to prepare a pitch due "pre-planned events" at Old Trafford.

Chief executive of the ECB, Tom Harrison, said that he was pleased to have reached an agreement to end what had been a great series.

"We apologize to the fans for the inconvenience and disappointment caused by September's events."

Jay Shah, BCCI Honorary Secretary, stated: "The four Test matches had been riveting and we needed a fitting conclusion."

India is scheduled to play three Twenty20s matches in England and three one-day internationals there in July.

Six days after originally scheduled, the T20 series will begin on 7 July. The ODI series will commence on 12 July.

Old Trafford will be hosting an ODI, rather than the T20 scheduled. Edgbaston will host the opposite.

Harrison stated that Harrison acknowledged the need to accommodate this extra match, which will result in a more compressed schedule for the white-ball series. "We will continue to manage the workloads and welfare of our players through next year."

After a number Indian support staff were positive for coronavirus, the Test was rescheduled.

Tourists claimed they couldn't field a team because they were afraid of more cases spreading through their group.

The ECB announced the cancellation of the Test just two hours before it was due to begin on September 10, but later retracted that statement.

Later that day, Harrison stated that the International Cricket Council would rule on the outcome of the Test series and series. But Rohit Sharma, India's opener, said externally this month that "In my mind we had won the series 2-1."

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