England Vs West Indies ; Test cricket is back after COVID -19
Cricket is all set for its return as England host West Indies in the first Test of the 3 – match series at the Rose Bowl stadium in Southampton.
This cricket match would be the first international cricket match for 117 days .
Uk is hosting its first international match amid .
This match will mark the return of international cricket after a year long Covid 19 break.
This will be the first Test that will be played amid the global pandemic, and the newly interim regulation changes approved by ICC to maximize the safety of players.
Several changing are here approved by ICC :
- No fans allowed in stadium
- No saliva on ball
- Non – neutral umpires
- Additional DRS reviews per innings
- Bio secure venues
- Extra logo is allotted to players
- No spectators
- virus substitutes
Three week of quarantine in June was followed by intra – team practice matches, After a few virus tests were given the clearance to indulge in a cricket contest which is set to begin on July 08.
India played the last match before the pandemic against on 22nd November 2019 at Eden Gardens, kolkata.
Important takeaways of ICC For all competitive exams:
- Founded : 15 June 1909
- Renamed as ICC : 1965
- Headquarters : Dubai
- Chairman : Greg Barclay
- CEO : Manu Sawhney
- Motto : Cricket for good
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