IND vs ENG: Pitch and outfield safe, Chennai Test is on, says TNCA secretary

Updated: Dec 14, 2016, 17:02 IST | PTI

The fifth and final Test between India and England will start as per schedule on December 16 at the Chepauk despite the severe cyclone Vardah that lashed the Tamil Nadu capital last evening

Chennai: The fifth and final Test between India and England will start as per schedule on December 16 at the Chepauk despite the severe cyclone Vardah that lashed the Tamil Nadu capital last evening.

Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) secretary Kashi Viswanathan said: "Though the centre strip and the outfield have not been affected by the cyclone, the sight screen has been badly damaged.

The bulbs of the floodlights blown off, a number of air-conditioners also got damaged and those need to be set in order in the next two days."

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