Calcutta: England will take on India A in their opening warm-up game ahead of the four-Test series against India starting November 15, the BCCI announced today.
The England team will be playing three warm-up matches prior to the start of the Test series.
"The visitors will play India A at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai from 30 October to November 1. They will play Mumbai A at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai from November 3 to November 2012," BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a statement.
England's opponents in the four-day game to be played at Ahmedabad from November 8 will be announced shortly.
"The India A team for the game at the Brabourne Stadium will be picked on Wednesday in Chennai," the Board statement read.