India’s first and Third T20 International series against west indies have swapped by BCCI ( board of control of cricket in India ). India and west indies are going to play limited-overs series face to face. which is scheduled for December 6th, next month.
this is the second time for both the teams ( India and west indies) to play bilateral series this year. after the world cup team, India has visited Caribbeans for a full-fledged tour.
Indian cricket team has won all the matches and made it as a successful tour under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. Team India blanked west indies 3-0 and in ODI’s 2-0.
Meanwhile, BCCI has swapped the dates of first and 3rd t20 internationals against west indies. The opener series which is scheduled on December 6th will be played on Hyderabad. while the Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will host the third t20i on December 11th.
Mumbai police expressed their inability to provide adequate security on December 6th which is DR. B R Ambedkar Death Anniversary and also Babri masjid’s demolition day. On Friday Sanjay Naik, secretary of Mumbai cricket association along with Ashish Shelar former MCA president has informed the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah about Mumbai police expressed their inability to provide adequate security on December 6th which is DR. B R Ambedkar Jayanthi and also Babri masjid’s demolition day.
as per the sources, BCCI has requested the president of Hyderabad Cricket Association Mohammad Azharuddin, and he agreed to the swap.
A senior MCA official said ” The BCCI has agreed to swap the dates of the Mumbai [December 6] and Hyderabad [December 11] games. We were able to carry out the swap after HCA president Mohammed Azharuddin agreed, “