To set the ball moving in the midst of COVID-19 disaster, England and West Indies are set to support the field in a three-coordinate Test arrangement beginning from July 8 at the Ageas Bowl. With the primary match at the Ageas Bowl and the staying two at the Old Trafford in Manchester, both the sides will content history by playing the first-historically speaking arrangement in the post-coronavirus world.
The arrangement is required to be exceptional because of the playing conditions. All the matches will be played without observers and the players will be living in a biosecure situation over the span of the arrangement. The Three Lions had as of late reported 30-part preparing crew for the arrangement involving stalwarts like Joe Root, Ben Stokes, James Anderson, Moeen Ali and Jofra Archer.
Be that as it may, among all the conspicuous names, captain Joe Root won’t be propping the field in the main Test. The England commander will leave the preparation camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday to be with his better half Carrie, who is expecting the couple’s second youngster in the not so distant future.
Alongside the primary Test, Joe Root will likewise miss England’s three-day intra-crew warm-up coordinate on Wednesday. 29-year-old Root’s nonappearance was broadly expected because of the normal birth of his subsequent kid. Root’s inaccessibility was additionally affirmed by the ICC on Twitter.
Jos Buttler will fill in as the bad habit commander in the principal Test
In Joe Root nonattendance, bad habit skipper Ben Stokes will be in charge without precedent for the main Test. Jos Buttler will fill in as his appointee in the initial match.
Following the wellbeing conventions, Root will start a seven-day self-disconnection period at home once he leaves the medical clinic with his family. In the wake of missing the main Test, the Joe Root is required to join back the crew for the last two Tests. Manchester is scheduled to have the second and third Test of the arrangement.
Upon his arrangement as the captain, Stokes communicated his inclination and said that it’s a tremendous respect to lead the side. “I’m not one of those individuals that individuals would fundamentally relate similar to the following England skipper,” said Stokes as cited by Hindustan Times.
“I’m truly anticipating the chance. Be that as it may, being a skipper has never been a genuine objective, it’s just about winning. It’s a colossal respect to consider. Simultaneously, I know I’m just stepping in to take over for one game as a result of Joe’s own circumstance,” he included