The BCCI have succesfully managed to shorten the four-day warm match of India against Essex on Wednesday, to just three days after talks were held with the Essex and Engalnd- Wales cricket board due to the ongoing heatwave in the UK.
Essex Cricket and the England and Wales Cricket Board issued a joint statement, which said "at the request of the BCCI management team, that the scheduled tourist match between Essex and India will now be played over three days."
Temperatures are set to soar in the high 30's in the UK which is uncommon in their territory.
The first Test between the England and India will talke place at Edgbaston from the 1st of August.
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