Following a disciplinary hearing held on Friday evening, 17 July, England cricketer Jofra Archer has been fined an undisclosed amount and received an official written warning after admitting to breaching the team’s bio-secure protocols on Monday 13 July
Due to the rain in Manchester, England were unable to train outside and practised in the indoor nets at Emirates Old Trafford ahead of the #raisethebat second Test against the West Indies starting on Thursday 16 July 2020.
Captains Jason Holder of the West Indies and Ben Stokes of England head into the opening match of their three-Test series as the top two all-rounders in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings, as well as the top-ranked batsmen from their respective sides.
England's final preparations for the long-awaited return of Test cricket were boosted on and off the field on Friday, with Sam Curran testing negative for Covid-19 and a handful of key batsmen spending important time at the crease.
The 8th July sees the rescheduled West Indies tour of England begin and to get cricket fans excited for its restart, FreeSports is broadcasting both the 2019 and 2009 series’ each weekday in the lead up.
Jack Leach speaks about training behind-closed-doors and how training group are living, training and playing at the Ageas Bowl ahead of the #raisethebat first Test against the West Indies starting on Wednesday 8 July 2020 at the same venue...