Updated: April 30, 2020 2:42:57 pm
England pacer Stuart Broad doesn’t foresee a resumption of cricket any time quickly even because the stakeholders of the sport take into account holding matches in empty stadiums to counter the menace posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus outbreak has brought about a collapse of sports activities occasions worldwide, forcing both cancellations or postponements. Like different sports activities, worldwide and home cricket too has been disrupted main the nationwide boards to ponder resuming the sport behind closed doorways.
“It’s strange for players. It does still feel a long way away from getting back to playing cricket,” Broad advised the ‘BBC’.
The 33-year-old is assured that the stakeholders of the sport gained’t be going be going forward with tournaments if any dangers are concerned.
“One thing is for sure the sport won’t take any risks. We will only be back playing live cricket when it has been deemed safe to do so by the government,” Broad stated.
“I feel that might be behind closed doorways and gamers and administration workers can be in a shut atmosphere.
“There has been talks about playing in grounds with hotels built in them so you don’t have to leave and move too far. Obviously, we will be shining the ball and there will be contact quite naturally,” he added.
However, the England speedster feels the gamers should proceed to do no matter is of their palms to get back on the sector.
“But we just have to make sure we are doing everything we can right now as players and dont delay playing due to fitness reasons once we are told to play,” he stated.
Last week, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended all types of skilled cricket until July 1.
England have been scheduled to launch the inaugural version of The Hundred, a new 100 balls per aspect format to be performed by eight franchises, in July.
But with the most recent delay in graduation of the sport, the match could also be delayed.
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