The Hundred: ECB asks players and staff to prevent mobility, refrain from going shops and pubs to prevent Covid 19 infection


The Hundred: ECB asks gamers and workers to forestall mobility, chorus from going outlets and pubs to forestall Covid 19 an infection: England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is taking additional precautions to forestall the unfold of Covid 19 through the inaugural version of ‘The Hundred.’ Days forward of the graduation of the league, ECB has requested gamers and workers concerned within the event to keep away from outlets, pubs, and eating places to regulate the potential for selecting Covid an infection. The event will get underway from July 21.

Gamers and workers related to the inaugural version of the Hundred have been requested to keep away from pubs and eating places with a view to curb the unfold of Covid-19.

The UK shall be enjoyable its remaining Covid-19 restrictions on July 19, two days previous to the beginning of the Hundred, reported ESPNcricinfo. A Covid-19 compliance officer has additionally been appointed for every workforce within the Hundred to minimize the danger of entire squads being requested to self-isolate if somebody from their workforce finally ends up testing optimistic for Covid-19.

Just lately, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) acquired flak for giving rest within the bio-bubble. Three England cricketers and four-member of their assist workers examined optimistic for Covid-19.

India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and assist workers member Dayanand Garani have additionally examined optimistic for Covid-19 within the UK.

Tom Harrison, the chief govt of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday had mentioned that the board determined to offer relaxations within the bio-bubble gamers’ welfare and their psychological well being.

“We would like individuals feeling good about going out and taking part in in no matter event they’re taking part in in, whether or not that’s the Hundred, whether or not that’s a Check sequence towards India, whether or not that’s county cricket and the RL50. We would like individuals to be feeling like their life is delivering for them, each at residence and as skilled cricketers, women and men. We don’t need to be closeting gamers in such a spot the place they really feel like the one position they play of their life is to exit and bat and bowl for no matter workforce they’re taking part in,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Harrison as saying.

“I feel that’s a foul place for us to be. We’ve got to be understanding about what it’s to be a accountable employer, to have the ability to get one of the best again from gamers. That’s by treating them like adults, and speaking and speaking brazenly about how we finest mitigate the impacts of this ongoing pandemic,” he added.


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