India's squad for next month's first two One-day Internationals against the visiting England side will be picked in Chennai on Thursday.
"The team for the first two ODIs against England will be selected at Chennai on September 29," Board of Control for Cricket in India sources said.
The selectors will also choose three teams -- India Red, Indian Blue and India Green -- for the N K P Salve Challenger Series in Nagpur from October 10-13, the sources added.
The first two India-England ODIs are to be held in Hyderabad (October 14) and Delhi (October 17).
The squad for the remaining three ODIs is likely to be picked at the conclusion of the first two matches. The remaining ties are will be held at Mohali (October 20), Mumbai (October 23) and Kolkata (October 25).
England is also scheduled to play a one-off T20 International against India in Kolkata on October 29 before departing for home.