Joe will miss England’s three-day intra-squad warm-up match starting on July 1 and the first Test commencing on July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
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England Test captain Joe Root will miss the very first post-COVID-19 match as he needs to be with his other half, Carrie, who is expecting their 2nd child later today, confirmed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday (June 30, 2020).
The return of worldwide cricket after the COVID-19 halt will see Ben Stokes leading the English side against the visitors West Indies.
Joe will miss out on England’s three-day intra-squad warm-up match beginning on July 1 and the very first Test beginning on July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
” Root will commence a seven-day self-isolation duration in the house as soon as he leaves the hospital with his family. He will join up with the England squad ahead of the second Test at Emirates Old Trafford on July 13,” checked out ECB’s main statement.
” Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes, who has actually been Root’s Test vice-captain because his appointment July 2019, will captain the side for the first time in Southampton. Lancashire’s Jos Buttler will assume vice-captaincy duties,” specified ECB.
The global cricket will resume after it was suspended in March due to the coronavirus break out.
The ICC has actually likewise verified interim modifications to its playing guidelines, including the ban of saliva to shine the ball and enabling replacement of players displaying symptoms of COVID-19 throughout a Test match.