this England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Has asked its players to make a final decision whether to participate in Ashes Australia According to ESPNcricinfo, by the end of September. The players are waiting for the final details of the tour, including the isolation, and the Australian Cricket Team (CA) is expected to share these details in the coming days.
England players need to understand more clearly the quarantine rules that they and their families must follow during the tournament. The English teams participating in the game may not have some high-profile cricket players.
The host committee has been negotiating with the Australian government on a strict coronavirus agreement that British cricketers and their families need to stay.
Therefore, England players have expressed their reluctance to travel at the end of this year; some of them will participate in the IPL and T20 World Cup, watching the prospect of being separated from their families for a few months.
The blockades in Melbourne and Sydney also forced CA to move the first two weeks of the women’s Big Bash League to Tasmania. Four of the eight teams are located in Melbourne and Sydney.
James Anderson confirms his involvement in Ashes
The legendary pacemaker James Anderson has confirmed that he will travel to Australia this time, which may be his last trip as a cricketer. The 39-year-old said that his family would not travel with him.
“There are obvious doubts about the Ashes Tour, and there is a lot of uncertainty about family travel and quarantine rules. My family has already said that they will not go to Australia,” Anderson wrote in his column for the Daily Telegraph road.
“My kids are in school, and the youngest have to take exams. They can’t be quarantined for two weeks because when they come out, I will participate in a test match and may only see them back to the semester for a few days before they have to leave. Start.
“I know this well, but I only play one format, so it’s easier for me. The trip to India earlier this year was a few months, and the trip to Australia will be similar. It’s okay, I can handle it. . The bigger problem is for people who play various formats. They need some clarity,” he added.
Ben Stokes may also emerge from the ashes. The all-around player withdrew from the home series against India to focus on his mental health while also recovering from his injured finger.
Then he withdrew from the second half of the IPL and the next T20 World Cup. Now, according to the Daily Telegraph, he is unlikely to return in the ashes, which will begin in Brisbane on December 8.