Joe Root and Heather Knight still train despite the season being suspended due to Coronavirus threat
Joe Root recently returned from Sri Lanka after Test series got abandoned due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Published - Mar 25, 2020 7:39 pm | Updated - Mar 25, 2020 7:39 pm
Earth is hit with a threatening virus which has left everyone’s life miserable. The government have enforced locked down until the situation comes under control. The effects are so massive that even the sporting events have also come down to a halt. But these things can’t stop Joe Root, the England skipper from training for the upcoming season that will commence once COVID-19 effects go out of the picture.
IPL, Champions League, Europa League, and many more big events have either been postponed or abandoned for the year 2020. This is the first time that the planet earth is hit with such misery that has left a question mark on the presence of human beings on the planet. The researchers are busy in finding a solution to it. However, no one has got any big breakthrough until now.
England players recently returned from Sri Lanka
So for time being, the government have enforced lockdown in their country as precaution and safety of the people. Meanwhile, Joe Root, the Test skipper of England recently returned from Sri Lanka after the two-match Test series got abandoned due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Root feels that he is an active individual and he is busy with his son. But, a precise formula will certainly help him in improving. He also recited that although there is no cricket for some time now but it is a great opportunity for him to recover from all his negatives and mark his away back in good shape.
“I’m an active person anyway, with my young son keeping me busy, but having a structured plan will help me improve in certain areas. We’d obviously much rather be playing cricket right now, but this gives us an opportunity to recover from a demanding past 12 months and get our bodies in good shape for when matches resume,” Joe Root said as quoted by News18
Also, Heather Knight, the England Women cricketer said that she, along with other players, should remain fit and fully geared up. So that they can come forward and play whenever the opportunity knocks their door after the stern situation of Coronavirus outbreak settles down.
“This is a new challenge we’ll all just be doing what we can to maintain our levels and hopefully be as ready as we can when we get back playing, whenever that comes,” added Knight