The Caribbean cricket board has supplied to host England’s three-test collection towards Pakistan, which is scheduled to be held in July, in line with a report.
England can also be scheduled to host West Indies for 3 Checks in June earlier than the Pakistan collection. Nonetheless, each the aforementioned collection are actually underneath a cloud because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Based on a report by The Daily Mail, with the coronavirus instances anticipated to surge round June in the UK (UK), CWI and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are actually taking a look at varied choices close to rescheduling the collection.
The report additional added that there’s a chance of shifting the Windies collection towards England to the Caribbean, which has prompted CWI to additionally discover the opportunity of internet hosting the Check collection between England and Pakistan.
A number of Caribbean nations have reported constructive 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 supplied to host the three-test collection, ESPNcricinfo reported.
“I’ve spoken to Tom Harrison a few instances in the previous few days and guaranteed him that we are going to be as versatile, supportive and useful as potential,” Grave informed the cricket web site.
“To that finish, sure, we now have supplied to host the collection right here within the Caribbean if that’s deemed useful. The ECB would retain all industrial and broadcast rights.”
Pakistan can also be scheduled to play three One-day internationals (ODIs) towards Netherlands and two Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) towards Eire in July on their Euro tour earlier than squaring off towards England. It stays to be seen whether or not these matches may even be affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
CWI has additionally supplied to stage England’s three-test collection towards Pakistan which is scheduled to start at Lord’s on July 30, the report added.
Nonetheless, in line with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesperson, any resolution concerning the aforementioned collection will probably be taken by the house boards.
“There’s loads of time within the collection. The Netherlands and Eire boards have made no contact simply but. The 2 international locations will probably be internet hosting the Pakistan cricket staff. Due to this fact, any selections are additionally to be made by them. Proper now, it is going to most likely be untimely to say that the staging of the collection is unsure,” PCB spokesperson mentioned.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will seek the advice of county executives on Thursday to debate the potential rescheduling of the home season.
England bowler James Anderson feared he may not get to bowl in doubtlessly his final summer time of English cricket.
“Cricket and sport shouldn’t be the be all and finish all however it’s my livelihood, it’s all I do know,” the 37-year-old informed BBC’s Tailenders podcast.
“There’s an opportunity we’d not even bowl a ball this summer time.”
Anderson, check cricket’s most prolific quick bowler, performed the final of his 151 exams in Cape City earlier this yr earlier than a rib damage ended his South Africa tour and saved him out of the cancelled two-test tour of Sri Lanka.
“The season is unlikely to start out. It’s nonetheless somewhat bit hazy as to what’s going to occur,” he mentioned. “I really feel somewhat bit anxious. Simply the not figuring out is giving me a bit of tension.”