LONDON: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the resumption of recreational cricket from 11 July after receiving a green signal from Prime Minister Boris Johnson. A statement issued by the ECB said that the UK Government’s announcement related to Recrational Cricket would be applicable only in England at the present time.
According to the statement, ‘The ECB is delighted that the UK Government has approved the return of recreational cricket to England from Saturday 11 July. This new decision of the government will help the ECB to move from the third to the fourth phase according to the blueprint for the return of recreational cricket.
According to this, there will be competitive competition in England with the rules of cleanliness and social distancing.
Earlier, he had told Prime Minister Johnson that he would take a decision on the issue after ‘scientific consultation’. On Friday, however, he allowed the introduction of competitive cricket in the country.