ECB Explores Other Options For English Women As India Expected To Withdraw From Tri-Round In September As Coronavirus Cases Rise
- ECB plans alternative meetings for English women in September
- India set to pull out of tri-round due to increase in coronavirus cases
- They will likely play the One Day and Twenty20 playoffs against South Africa instead.
The ECB is considering alternative dating for English women in September, with India due to pull out of a tri-series here due to the rise in coronavirus cases on the subcontinent.
If India declines the invitation to play in a seven-game competition involving South Africa, England is likely to play a day and Twenty20 playoffs against South Africa.
With an eye on the 50th World Cup in New Zealand early next year, the focus will be on ODIs and a 5-2 split has been suggested.
A 24-strong England squad has been training for four weeks and the ECB wants Heather Knight’s side to play the same number of matches even if India pulls out.
ECB considers alternative dating for English women in September if India pulls out