Lucknow finalised as Test venue for upcoming New Zealand series

India: BCCI has finalised the venue of the upcoming two Test matches between India and New Zealand, scheduled to take place shortly after the T20 World Cup in November. The report stated that the first match will be played at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Stadium’s in Lucknow, while the second will be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

Lucknow has so far hosted a solitary Test, which was played against Sri Lanka in January 1994. Meanwhile, this is also the first Test being played at the venue, after the state cricket association opened it for first-class cricket in 2016.

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