England vs West Indies 1st Test Live Cricket Today: England And West Indies To Begin New Chapter For Cricket Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

England vs West Indies 1st Test Live Cricket Updates: England And West Indies To Begin New Chapter For Cricket Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

ENG vs WI Live Cricket Updates: Ben Stokes and Jason Holder will lead England and West Indies.© AFP


England and West Indies will step out to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton to mark a massive moment, as international cricket resumes after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both teams have quarantined for three weeks and had some intra-squad friendlies to warm up for the match, but some rustiness may be expected as the two teams take each other on in the first of three Tests. All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England in the absence of Joe Root, who is on a leave of absence to attend the birth of his second child. England have dropped Johnny Bairstow and Moeen Ali from the squad, and will have to make a tough decision to pick two between Stuart Broad, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer as their two pacers to complement the veteran Jimmy Anderson.

Live Updates Between England Vs West Indies 1st Test, straight from the Ageas Bowl Stadium, Southampton

  • 15:11 (IST)

    Toss delayed!

    The wait for international cricket continues as the toss has been delayed at Southampton.

  • 14:57 (IST)

    Toss coming up soon

    The toss is set to happen in three minutes. Ben Stokes and Jason Holder are leading their respective teams

  • 14:56 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    England and West Indies will soon kick off the first match to mark the resumption of international cricket amid the coronavirus pandemic

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