MS Dhoni-led Indian Team Departs for England

India will play five Tests against hosts England starting July 9. The team will first play a warm-up match in Leicester on June 26.

updated: June 25, 2014 16:06 IST
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File photo: MS Dhoni will hope to keep memories of the 2011 tour at bay and look for revenge against hosts England.

Mumbai: An 18-member Indian team led by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today left for England to compete in the five-match Test series, starting at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on July 9.

The England tour commences on June 26 with a three-day game in Leicester. The visitors are to play one more warm-up three-day game against Derbyshire (July 1-3) before the first Test begins from July 9. (Dhoni says his team is ready for the grueling test in England)

The remaining Tests are to be played at Lord's (July 17-21), The Rose Bowl in Southampton (July 27-31), Old Trafford (August 7-11) and The Oval (August 15-19).

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