ECB's Steve Elworthy: 'We will come out of this and sport will pull the country together'

The events director on cricket’s contingency plans, including coronavirus testing points, isolation units and staging matches behind closed doors, and picking the appropriate time to return

Coronavirus testing checkpoints and isolation units could become features at grounds around the country this summer as English cricket explores the possibility of staging major matches behind closed doors.

As things stand there will be no professional cricket in the UK before 28 May at the earliest, and the England and Wales Cricket Board is drafting possible schedules while it waits for the government to give sporting events the green light.

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Source: theguardian
ECB's Steve Elworthy: 'We will come out of this and sport will pull the country together'