England v West Indies

Olie Pope and Ben Stokes
England squad for opening Test against West Indies announced

Joe Root won't be a part of the game as he would be attending the birth of his child.

Sam Curran
Sam Curran tests negative for COVID-19 after falling sick, will resume training sessions

The first Test between England and West Indies is scheduled to start from July 8, followed by the next two matches of the series in Manchester.

England Cricket team
England players to sport ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on their shirt collars against West Indies

The decision by the ECB of showing solidarity to the black community came after the West Indies side announced that they would be wearing 'Black Lives Matter' logos on their playing jerseys.

Sam Curran
Sam Curran undergoes COVID-19 test; self-isolates after ‘sickness and diarrhoea’

In the statement released by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), it was informed that Sam was tested for novel coronavirus and he will not be a part of the practice match.

Joe Root England News
Joe Root to miss the first Test against West Indies, Ben Stokes to lead in his absence

After missing the first Test, the England skipper is expected to join back the squad for the final two Tests.

Jason Holder
West Indies players to wear Black Lives Matter logo during England Tests

West Indies are likely to wear the shirts with BLM logo for the first time in the four-day warm-up match to be played at the Old Trafford this week.

Phil Simmons
West Indies coach Phil Simmons goes in self-isolation after attending a funeral ahead of England Tests

Assistant coaches Roddy Estwick and Rayon Griffith will oversee the team's second warm-up match, which begins on Monday, before both the sides battle it out in the first Test at Southampton.

Jack Leach cleainiing his glass
I had developed coronavirus-like symptoms during the South Africa series in January: Jack Leach

England's Test series against West Indies will be the first international action for the fans to witness in the post-coronavirus world.

Amar Virdi
While growing up, Monty Panesar was an inspiration to me, says England off-spinner Amar Virdi

Virdi has played 23 first-class games for Surrey, picking 69 wickets.

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