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Green Park in Kanpur to host India-New Zealand Test in September

KANPUR || After hosting two IPL matches recently, the Green Park stadium in Kanpur would now play host to a test match between India and New Zealand, an official said on Tuesday.

dgraThe match would be the first Test match between the two sides in the forthcoming series and would be played in Kanpur between September 22-26.

IPL Commissioner and secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) Rajeev Shukla who recently visited the Green Park stadium to review the preparedness for the Test match, also informed that a T20 format match between England and India would also be played at Kanpur in February next year.

The dates of the match are yet to be locked. With T20s, one-dayers and IPL matches becoming more popular formats with Cricket fans, the Cricket body in UP has made special arrangements to attract spectators.