#London: The first T20 match of the series starts at 11:30 PM Indian time on Saturday. India-England Women’s second T20 match will be on September 13 (Tuesday). That match will be at Derby County Ground. Third match on September 15 (Thursday). at the Bristol County Grounds.
But before this series, the death of the queen of England is a shadow of mourning for now. At one point it was uncertain whether the series would happen at all. Because of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the entire England is in mourning. Sports have also stopped. But finally it is known that there will be a series.
Despite the series, a fatwa has been issued for the cricketers. No music can be played in the Indian dressing room in mourning. The England Cricket Association has informed. The ECB has informed that such a decision has been taken due to the sad atmosphere.
The England-South Africa Oval Test was temporarily suspended after Queen’s death. But cricket has started again in England. No restrictions have been imposed on cricketers’ celebrations. If a cricketer scores a century or gets a wicket, he can celebrate in his own way.
The first T20 match of the series at Chester Le Street will be a virtual affair. There will be no ceremony as such. It is also known that the BCCI flag will be at half-mast during the match. Apart from that, there will be no entertainment for the spectators at the ground.
There will be no music or playing in the field even for commercial purposes. It is known that the match will be held in an atmosphere of mourning. After the T20 series, the Indian women’s cricket team will play a 3-match ODI series against England. Three matches will be held on 18, 21 and 24 September.