West Indies Cricket board agreed for a test tour to England where players will stay in “Bio-secure Environment”. The west Indies vs England tour to play three test matches which were scheduled to play in June but due to pandemic disease of coronavirus these were delayed.
West Indies Cricket Board (CWI) approved these upcoming test matches in England. CWI decided these matches on the behalf of detailed discussion with medical experts and health advisors of West Indies and England.
These test matches will be played at Ageas Bowl in Southampton and Manchester;s Old Trafford. Matches will start from 8th July and will continue till 24th July. 1st match will be played on 8th July, second on 16th July and third match on 24th July.
All these matches will be played behind the closed doors means no crowd and no audience. The players and staff will be kept in corona free environment termed as “bio secure Environment” during the whole duration of tour.
A number of players of West Indies cricket team are back in training. Fast bowler Kemar Roach said that “he has been looking forward for the tour for long time”. All players and staff will go through proper screening and COVID-19 testing. West indies team will use private charter planes.
England is also scheduled to host matches against Pakistan, Ireland and Australia later this year. This is the first time the world will enjoy cricket matches since coronavirus spread.