West Indies tour of England 2020 News

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Absence of Joe Root, Ben Stocks lead his team
Finally, after a long time International cricket comes to our life. the 3 Test match series will be played under the ICC new rules and strict bio-secure condition. The first Test match will be starting on Wednesday, 8 July at Southampton.
No cricket fans will be permitted in the ground due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Originally ENG vs WID Scheduled

Actually, this series was to be held in May-June 2020 but due to COVID-19 Pandemic, the series will be postponed in July 2020. the matches will be played behind closed doors. We also remember that this Test series will be part of the ICC World Test Championship. Before starting the first test match West Indies team already going into isolation for 14 days due to the COVID-19 novel virus.
This series will have happened only at two-venue Southampton and Old Trafford, Manchester.

Eng Vs WID head to head test series since 1928

  • Total Matches played:- 159
  • England Won:- 49
  • West Indies:- 57
  • Draw:- 51
  • Abandoned:- 1
  • Canceled:- 1

The rivalry between England vs West Indies starting from 1928. When West Indies team doing a tour of  England for a three-match test series. In this tour England team doing a white was for West Indies team for 3-0.

Head to head test series in England

  • Total match played:- 86
  • West Indies won:-  30
  • England Won:-  34
  • Draw:-  22

In the last 5 test match, West Indies won three, while 2 won England including the Headingley test during 2017. While the remaining two victories came on its home turf wicket during the 2019 series.

Absent of Joe Root Ben Stock leading his team in the 1st Test

Joe Root will miss the first Test of the series because he will become the father for the second time so Ben Stock will be doing the captainship for 1st Test. 
Root will rejoin the squad on 13 July before the second Test at Old Trafford, which begins on 16 July.

List of a live broadcast channel  for this tour

UK Cricket fans catch the live-action on Sky Sports and SkyGo app.
Indian Channel list
  • Sony Six
  • Sony Six HD
  • Jio TV

Other Countries

  • Australia:- Fox Sports
  • Bangladesh:- Gazi TV
  • Ireland:- Sky Sports
  • Pakistan:- Sony Network
  • NZ:- Sky Sports NZ
  • Canada:- ATN Cricket
  • USA:- Willow TV
  • South Africa:- Super Sports
  • The Middle East & North Africa:- OSN Sports

Test Series

Match NO.
Umpire Name
8-12 July, 2020
03:30 PM (IST)

Rose Bowl, Southampton
Richard Lllingworth & Richard Kettleborough (ENG)
16-20 July,2020
03:30 PM (IST)
Old Trafford, Manchester
Michael Gough & Richard Lllingworth (Eng)
24-28 July, 2020
03:30 PM (IST)
Old Trafford, Manchester
Michael Gough & Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

England & West Indies Test Team Squad

England Squad
West Indies Squad
Ben Stokes  (c)
Jason Holder ( C)
Jos Buttler (WK)
Shane Dowrich ( WK)
James Anderson
Jermaine Blackwood
Jofra Archer
Nkrumah Bonner
Dominic Bess
Kraigg Brathwaite
Stuart Broad
Shamarh Brooks
Rory Burns
John Campbell
Zak Crawley
Roston Chase
Joe Denly
Rahkeem Cornwall
Ollie Pope
Chemar Holder
Dom Sibley
Shai Hope
Chris Woakes
Alzarri Joseph
Mark Wood
Raymon Reifer
Kemar Roach

England Reserve Player list
Ben Fokes ( WK), Haveames Bracey, Sam Curran, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson & Olly Stone
West Indies Reserve Player list
Anderson Phillip, Sunil Ambris, Shannon Gabriel, Cheyne Moseley, Keon Harding, Joshua Da Silva, Kyle Mayers, Preston MC Sween, Marquino Mindley, Oshane Thomas & Jomel Warricanas.


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