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A special day for Ben Stokes as the England all-rounder takes skipper’s role for the first time

July 9, 2020

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Universal cricket is good to go to take the middle stage post the 117-day break authorized due to the COVID-19 pandemic. England and West Indies are very nearly starting post-coronavirus cricket situation by securing horns in the main Test at Southampton from Wednesday.

Alongside denoting the arrival of the game, the respective arrangement will likewise follow noteworthy changes. To control the danger of COVID-19 transmission, England and West Indies will follow the between time post-coronavirus world guidelines laid by the ICC.

Alongside keeping up social removing, the players will likewise live in a ‘biosecure bubble’. This will likewise incorporate day by day wellbeing checks. In front of the much-anticipated Test, the scenes at Ageas Bowl in Southampton unmistakably delineated the progressions which the game has experienced in the midst of the pandemic.

From the press box to England’s group clusters, wherever social separating was the regular standard in front of the throw. The throw and the play, be that as it may, was postponed because of a downpour. As the match advances, the world will observe a couple of critical changes in the game; remembering the boycott for use of saliva, no nonpartisan umpires, more DRS per innings, and no handshakes of high-fives.

Ben stokes is leading England in absence of Joe Root

The two groups are required to “take a knee” before the beginning of the match. And brief’s quiet will be seen to stamp the casualties of the infection and furthermore previous West Indies batsman Everton Weekes, who passed a week ago. Besides, England players’ preparation pull-over likewise have the names of key laborers on them. Players of the two sides will likewise show solidarity towards ‘BlackLivesMatter’ development before the beginning of the match.

It will likewise be an exceptional day for Ben Stokes as the England all-rounder will wear the captain’s job. Just because Joe Root will be feeling the loss of the experience to be with his better half. As they are anticipating their subsequent kid.

In the interim, the Jason Holder-drove side won the last arrangement between the sides in 2018-19 on home soil. Yet have not won an arrangement in England since 1988. The memorable Test arrangement, played in a novel situation, can absolutely lay the outline for future matches and visits in the post-COVID-19 world. Severe isolate measures have been consolidated since the time the West Indies crew showed up in England.

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