ECB suspends domestic cricket until 1 August
The cricket world has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus epidemic. The cricket ball isn’t roll on the field for more than two months. From March, all subsequent series have been postponed. Domestic cricket has also stopped. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has delayed the start of domestic cricket for another term.
England’s domestic cricket season was set to begin on April 12. But due to the global coronavirus epidemic, the season was postponed until May 28. Later it was postponed till July 1. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has postponed the domestic cricket tournament for another month due to the deadly virus. Now all types of domestic tournaments will be suspended till August 1.
However, England’s three-match Test series against the West Indies is set to begin on July 8. To that end, the English bowlers have returned to personal practice since May 21, following strict hygiene and social distance.
However, domestic first-class and limited-overs competitions may be held later this summer. As a result, the 10 round match of the county championship will be canceled. Though it was supposed to start in July, The Hundred’s inaugural event has been postponed to 2021.