West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England

West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England
West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England APF Photo

West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England

The Kingston West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England. After which the series between the two countries in July looks to played.

West Indies cricket officials have allowed their team to tour England in the best possible environment. West Indies team will have to deduct half of their salary.

Read: Pakistan Cricket Board announced tour of England

The West Indies were schedule to play a three-Test series in England in June. But the series was postpone until July due to the corona virus.

Cricket all activities suspended due to the corona virus. Now trying to make possible to complete this series.

According to a statement issued by West Indies Cricket. We approve the proposed tour of the West Indies to the England.

He said that this decision, which has decided after detailed consultation with experts and representatives of West Indies Cricket Board and England and Wales Cricket Board. That all the matches will play in closed stadiums and without spectators.

The first two Tests will be played in Southampton on July 8 and 16, while the last Test will be played in Manchester from July 24. The reason for choosing both venues is that both venues have hotels.

Cricket West Indies chief executive Johnny Grave said: “We will not force any player to tour. Because the safety of the players is our first priority and we will fully respect the wishes of all the players.

Several West Indian players have already took a training. However, some players have expressed hesitation in this regard.

Traveling Plan

The West Indies players have been flown to England on a chartered plane and will be screened and tested in Corona. All protection measures for the corona virus will be implement. In which charter flights will used, testing and players will kept in a bio secure environment and matches will be played in empty stadiums.

West Indies Cricket Board approved its team tour of England

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