Jos Buttler fine with England playing different formats at same time
By: Reuters | London |

Published: April 7, 2020 7:16:03 pm


Jos Buttler celebrating a century. (Source: Reuters)

England may subject two different groups on the same day at separate venues if the COVID-19 pandemic results in a compressed residence season, wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has mentioned.

England have suspended skilled cricket till at least May 28 because of the world well being disaster, which additionally looms over their residence collection towards West Indies, Pakistan, Australia and Ireland.

“I think I saw (limited-overs captain) Eoin Morgan say everything has to be looked at as a possibility,” Buttler, 29, instructed British media.

“If it was logistically potential, I believe you’ll get folks wanting to look at.

“Is it an option? Could you put two games on the same day? Potentially you could, in different areas,” mentioned Buttler.

“It’s right that it is being considered.”

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Asked which format he would choose if different formats have been performed concurrently, Buttler mentioned, “I don’t know, whichever one I got selected to play in.”

The World Cup-winning participant additionally noticed some advantage within the thought of playing in stadiums with out followers current.

“We haven’t watched any sport for a protracted time, and we all know how huge an impression TV income has on the sport and the way very important that’s.

“I know it would be very strange playing competitive sport without a crowd … but it would be nice for people who have been in isolation or lockdown for a long time to be able to see their heroes and role models back on the TV.”

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