West Indies cricketers may not be “coerced” into traveling if they’re reluctant to take action right through the , in step with West Indies leader govt Johnny Grave. The Caribbean facet are because of shuttle to play a three-Check collection, which has been postponed till July on the earliest. Grave stated a “vast pool” of gamers were consulted and none of them can be obliged to excursion.
“There shall be no coercing gamers into this excursion,” Grave instructed BBC Radio.
“For those who develop up in a rustic the place the inhabitants may best be 60,000 or 70,000 folks, to be considering the United Kingdom has had over 30,000 deaths is a large determine.”
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is thinking about using bio-secure venues and quarantining gamers. Suits would most likely be staged in the back of closed doorways.
Grave stated he used to be positive the collection would cross forward however that will rely on whether or not it used to be deemed secure.
“The ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) to be completely positive that bio-secure cricket will paintings,” he stated.
Grave admitted that with West Indies gamers coming from other islands that experience other ranges of restrictions because of the virus, getting them onto one aircraft can be a problem however now not “insurmountable”.
“The gamers can be very a lot in a bubble,” stated Grave.
“We stated to the ECB we might need 4 weeks of preparation sooner than the primary Check. We are most definitely having a look at 3 back-to-back Check fits.
“It will be seven weeks of very a lot coaching on the flooring, staying on the flooring and really a lot being remoted inside of that resort surroundings.”