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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

International Cricket set to resume: West Indies players arrives in England

The Three match Test series of England vs West Indies starts from July 8. Jason Holder, the captain of West Indies arrived today in England with his teammates for the upcoming series. International Cricket is set to resume after a long gap due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cricket Fans are eagerly looking forward to the 3 match Test series as International Cricket is set to resume.

Jason Holder
Jason Holder arriving

England Cricket shares the picture of Team West Indies players arriving in Manchester & tweeted that,"Welcome to England. We are delighted to have you here and can't wait for our Test series to get started."

Kemor Roach arriving

The 3 Test matches will be played at the Ageas bowl in Southampton and Old Trafford in Manchester. Initially the Test series was scheduled to be played at Oval, Lord's and Edgbaston  from June 2020, but due to the outbreak of coronavirus it was postponed. For the safety of players & society, the matches will be played at closed doors at the more 'bio secure' Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford. The first match is played at Ageas Bowl & the next two matches will be played back to back at Old Trafford in Manchester.

"Our main objective is to deliver a safe environment for all stakeholders,"said England and Wales Cricket Board events director Steve Elworthy. Health measures have been taken for the safety of players. Recently, International Cricket Council (ICC) banned using saliva on the ball. And also there will be no spectators allowed for the three Tests for safety purposes.

Jason Holder, captain of West Indies have said about the upcoming Test series that,"This is a huge step forward in cricket and in sports in general as we travel over to England for this series. A lot has gone into the preparations for what will be a new phase in the game."

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