LONDON – Cricket West Indies (CWI) has provided England Cricket Board (ECB) to play their each dwelling sequence towards Windies and Pakistan on the Carrabin amid coronavirus crises.
A number of Caribbean nations have reported optimistic COVID-19 instances however the state of affairs is worse in Britain which has reported greater than 100 deaths from the respiratory illness. Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Jonny Grave has spoken to his English counterpart and provided to host the three-test sequence, ESPNcricinfo reported.
“I’ve spoken to Tom Harrison a couple of times in the last few days and assured him that we will be as flexible, supportive and helpful as possible,” Grave advised the cricket web site. “To that end, yes, we have offered to host the series here in the Caribbean if that is deemed helpful. The ECB would retain all commercial and broadcast rights.”
CWI has additionally provided to stage England’s three-test sequence towards Pakistan which is scheduled to start at Lord’s on July 30, the report added. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will seek the advice of county executives on Thursday to debate the attainable rescheduling of the home season. England bowler James Anderson feared he may not get to bowl in doubtlessly his final summer season of English cricket. “Cricket and sport is not the be all and end all but it is my livelihood, it’s all I know,” the 37-year-old advised BBC’s Tailenders podcast. “There’s a chance we might not even bowl a ball this summer.”
Anderson, check cricket’s most prolific quick bowler, performed the final of his 151 assessments in Cape City earlier this yr earlier than a rib harm ended his South Africa tour and stored him out of the cancelled two-test tour of Sri Lanka. “The season is unlikely to start. It’s still a little bit hazy as to what’s going to happen,” he mentioned. “I feel a little bit anxious. Just the not knowing is giving me a bit of anxiety.”