New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Manu Sawhney on Tuesday (July 7, 2020) said that he’s delighted at the resumption of international cricket with England taking on the West Indies in a Test series.
“We are delighted at the resumption of international cricket with England taking on the West Indies in a Test series beginning tomorrow,” Sawhney said.
He also thanked the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and said, “I would like to thank the ECB for their tireless efforts in ensuring that appropriate measures are in place to ensure the safety and security of participants.”
Sawhney stated that exactly four months ago to the day, the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup final was watched by millions of fans the world over, and said, “We are sure the excitement remains as high.”
“I wish both teams and the match officials the very best for what promises to be an exciting series,” ICC’s Chief Executive said.
The International cricket is set to resume with Jason Holder’s West Indies Test team taking on Ben Stoke’s English side from July 8 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton (England).
The resumption of international cricket after almost four months of COVID-19 halt will see both teams competing in a three-match Test series.
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