In the series played between England and Sri Lanka this month, players will play under the shadow of the Corona virus. The England cricket team is on a tour of Sri Lanka and will play a two-Test series here. In view of the danger of Corona virus, the players of England team have decided not to shake hands with Sri Lankan players.
The risk of corona virus is increasing continuously and its effect has also been shown on many sports. Cricketers have also become aware of the disease caused by this virus. The England cricket team has taken special steps to avoid the threat of corona virus. The England team has decided not to shake hands with any players on the Sri Lanka tour.
England cricket team captain Joe Root himself told about this. Speaking to the media, he described the corona virus as extremely dangerous. Team members in South Africa have had trouble with the disease. After this incident we have now understood the importance of at least getting in touch with people. To prevent the virus from spreading our medical team has given this practical advice to all of us. “
The first Test match between England and Sri Lanka is to be played from 19 to 23 March while the second match is to be played from 27 March to 1 April. These matches will be played under Test Championship and both teams will enter the series with the intention of scoring 120 points.