The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday gave the inch-ahead for educated men’s county cricket to originate its season on Aug. 1.
The boys’s County Championship was once before all the pieces scheduled to originate on April 12, but was once delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The fixtures and layout for the season are to be decided by the 18 firstclass counties in a gathering in early July and plans will consist of both red-ball and white-ball cricket.
“It’s a extensive step for our recreation that we’re in a situation to approve the originate of the lads’s home season for Aug. 1 and one which would possibly even merely be welcomed by all people connected with County Cricket,” ECB CEO Tom Harrison talked about in a statement.
“It must be stressed that the safety of our gamers, workers and officers has been the first precedence by all discussions and authorities steering will proceed to form our planning and preparation.”
Harrison added that plans for the return of the ladies’s home recreation remain ongoing.
England’s county cricketers will proceed to resolve pay cuts of up to 20% in June and July as counties reel from the financial affect of the pandemic.
On the worldwide cricket entrance, England return to action following the COVID-19 stoppage with three assessments towards the West Indies subsequent month.
The first match is scheduled to originate in Southampton on July 8 with out spectators.