AIRTEL ODI series: Timings of some of matches revised


A view of Cricket Stadium at Dharamsala in HP.


Dharamsala, December 19, 2012: England cricket team shall play a 5- ODI series against India in India from 11th January 2013 to 27th January next.

This year Northern parts of the country are experiencing the early winter. So the timings of some of the matches in this AIRTEL ODI series between India and England, have been revised.

According to the BCCI release reached here, the first four matches, to be played at Rajkot, Kochi, Ranchi and Mohali, respectively, will commence at 12:00 pm.

The session-wise timings will be as follows:

12:00 to 3:30 pm     (First Session)

3:30 pm to 4:15 pm  (Interval)

 4:15 pm to 7:45 pm   (Second Session)

According to letter of Sanjay Jagdale, Honorary Secretary, BCCI the timings of the day-night matches have been revised, to counter the ‘dew’ factor and ensure the best playing conditions for both teams.

The last ODI, shall be played at Dharamsala, the ground was under snow in January this year and as this hill station is just adjacent to the Snow Range ‘The Dhouladhar’, the last ODI here will commence at 9:00 am.

The session-wise timings will be as follows:

 09:00 am to 12:30 pm (First Session)

 12:30 pm to 01:15 pm (Lunch)

 01:15 pm to 04:45 pm (Second Session)

The schedule of the AIRTEL ODI series is as follows:

January  11/ 1ST ODI AT RAJKOT D/N                               

January 15/ 2ND ODI AT KOCHI D/N               

January 19/ 3RD ODI AT RANCHI D/N               

January 23/ 4TH ODI AT MOHALI D/N                              

January 27/ 5TH ODI AT DHARAMSALA                         

Wednesday, December 19, 2012