The cricket break due to Corona virus infection is now going to end. The England cricket team is set to host the West Indies team in July. The England and Wales Cricket Board issued a statement on Tuesday giving this information. The first match of the three-Test series will begin on July 8, the second match will be played on 16, while the third and last test match will be played on July 24.
Giving this information on its official website, the ECB said, “The England and Wales Cricket Board has today announced that the Test against the West Indies of the Rose Bowl (Ageas Bowl) and the Old Trafford England men's team in Lanarkshire Will host the series. If cricket returns in the empty stadium in July, host are ready for it.”
“The West Indies cricket team will arrive in the UK on 9 June, to quarantine and train at Old Trafford from here. This will be their base camp for the next three weeks until they leave for the first Test in the Rose Bowl.”
Two venues have been selected for the series to be played with the West Indies. The Rose Bowl and Old Trafford have been given the responsibility of hosting Test matches. The reason behind this is being told to be near the hotel.
In order to fulfill the qualification of Bio Security, these hotels will have the facility of medical screening in the area of isolation if any symptoms of corona are found. Car parking (capacity of 200) will be a medical screening and test site (1500 m2). Footprints will be made so that social distancing can be followed.