The global governing council had on Friday night released guidelines for cricket to resume in a novel coronavirus pandemic situation. England cricketers have resumed individual training in anticipation of the three-Test series against the West Indies in July. In Australia, cricket will resume with Darwin and District Cricket competition from next month.
Cricket will resume after a gap of three months. In this period, a lot cricketers have not undergone regular training, which might effect them initially. The global governing council has warned the bowlers in particular against injuring themselves. The council feels the bowlers would need minimum two months of practice before returning to Test cricket.
ICC: Bowlers are at a particularly high risk of injury on return to play
The global governing council in its guidelines mentioned that bowlers will be at high risk of injury on return. They also mentioned it will because of the time-out they had from regular training.
“Bowlers are at a particularly high risk of injury on return to play after a period of enforced time-out,” the world governing body ICC said in its back-to-cricket guidelines released late on Friday.
Broad was the first bowler to resume training after the gap. He looked to be in fine snick even though he returned to training after months. His rhythm looked as he hit the deck hard in anticipation of the series against the West Indies next month.