As lockdown restrictions began to ease worldwide, international cricket is set to resume as England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announces the schedule of three-match Test series against West Indies (WI).
Media reports said, Ageas Bowl will host the first Test between England and West Indies with Emirates Old Trafford set to stage the second and third Test of the series.
Edgbaston selected as a contingency and training venue. Read below to find the fill shcedule of the matches.
England vs West Indies, Test series – Full schedule
1st Test v West Indies: 8-12 July at Ageas Bowl
2nd Test v West Indies: 16-20 July at Emirates Old Trafford
3rd Test v West Indies: 24-28 July at Emirates Old Trafford
The West Indies team will arrive in the United Kingdom on June 9 and travel to Emirates Old Trafford for quarantining and training purposes. No domestic cricket will played in Britain before Aug. 1 at the earliest because of the coronavirus outbreak.
ECB director of events Steve Elworthy said: “We are in daily dialogue with government and our medical team. These are our proposed dates and they remain subject to government approval.”
The ECB remains hopeful of more international cricket staged later in the summer.