Cricket is eyeing a resumption across the globe amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. As global cricketing giants Australia, England, South Africa and India are already in talks and finding ways of resuming the sport, some of the European countries also look set for the resumption.
In Czech Republic, the country’s board, has partnered with European Cricket Network to run the ECN Czech Super Series in a T10 format from June 13. According to a report emergingcricket.com, 40 matches will be played in the tournament till July in the capital city of Prague.
We are arranging long list of precautionary measures: Founder of the European Cricket Network
According to the report, the ECN Czech Super Series will feature cricket stars of the Men’s National Team like Sudesh Wickramasekara of Prague CC Kings, who holds the record for the fastest ever T20I hundred – off 35 balls – along with South Africa’s David Miller and Rohit Sharma of India.
“Terry O’Connor and his team have amazing goals towards developing grassroots cricket in the country,” said Daniel Weston, Founder of the European Cricket Network. “We are excited about partnering with such driven and passionate people who want to grow the game quickly and for all.
“We stress though that we are only going ahead with this event by recommending and arranging a long list of precautionary measures to ensure the safest possible staging of the event for everyone concerned,” added Weston.
Every match in the tournament will be live streamed worldwide on the European Cricket Network.