Seven members of the England cricket team including three players and four staff members have tested positive for Covid-19
With less than a month to go for much-awaited England vs India Test series, as many as seven members of England cricket team — including four staff members — have tested positive for COVID, confirmed England and Wales Cricket Board on Tuesday.
The positive cases come two days before the scheduled England vs Pakistan series and have raised question over hosting of the series. However, ECB has confirmed matches will go as per schedule from July 8 in Cardiff as the board will announce a fresh squad later in the day.
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While all other squad members have been asked to isolate, the series against Pakistan will go ahead, albeit with an entirely new England team. Ben Stokes will lead The England against the Men in Green.