Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has come up with a big statement on the upcoming Ashes series and has said that there is a ‘ZERO chance’ of him going to the Ashes.
Meanwhile, the upcoming Ashes series in Australia has been a hot topic of discussion among cricket fans and experts. Several England cricketers have been seen raising their voices against the strict Covid-19 protocols during the marquee series.
Notably, the five-match Test series is set to commence from December 8 and end on January 18.
Players are now done with bubbles – Kevin Pietersen
Meanwhile, on Monday, the former England skipper Kevin Pietersen took to Twitter to give his views on this matter. Kevin Pietersen was vocal about the problems faced by cricketers during their stay in the bio-bubbles, and he termed quarantine rules ‘ridiculous’. Pietersen wrote on Twitter.
“There is NO WAY I would go to The Ashes this winter. ZERO chance! Unless the ridiculous quarantine rules were squashed and my family could travel with zero restrictions. Players are now done with bubbles! DONE,”
There is NO WAY I would go to The Ashes this winter.
Unless, the ridiculous quarantine rules were squashed and my family could travel with zero restrictions.
Players are now done with bubbles!
— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) September 27, 2021
Notably, recently during a diplomatic visit to Washington DC, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson raised the issue of a travel ban on the families of English cricketers in the upcoming marquee series with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
Meanwhile, both England and Wales cricket board (ECB) and Cricket Australia (CA) are having regular negotiations to sort things out and trying to find solutions. Also, They are trying to find compromises to quarantine and living arrangements during the series to make sure things go smoothly without any problems.
Notably, Australia are the current holders of the Ashes ‘Urn’, as they were successful in avoiding the loss against England in the last series as the previous series was drawn at 2-2.