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Printed: June 25, 2020 8:42:55 pm





Jofra Archer, Jofra Archer ECB, Jofra Archer lockdown, Jofra Archer covid19, Jofra Archer cricket Jofra Archer didn’t be a part of the crew’s coaching earlier after a member of his family fell unwell. (Supply: File Photograph)

Star England pacer Jofra Archer was on Thursday cleared to hitch his teammates at Southampton’s Ageas Bowl forward of the three-Check collection towards West Indies after he was examined COVID-19 damaging for the second time.

The 25-year-old Archer didn’t be a part of the crew’s coaching earlier after a member of his family fell unwell. He had examined damaging for COVID-19 the primary time too however the resolution to undergo one other take a look at was a precautionary measure.

“Jofra Archer has examined damaging for COVID-19. He’ll be a part of the England camp at Ageas Bowl later immediately and will probably be free to start out coaching tomorrow with the remainder of the group,” the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) tweeted on Thursday.

The ECB on Wednesday had stated in a press release that the Sussex bowler will be a part of England’s closed-door coaching camp on Thursday after a member of his family felt unwell over the weekend.

“Archer, and members of his family, have examined damaging for COVID-19. He may have a second take a look at on Wednesday, and if he assessments damaging, he’ll be a part of up with the coaching group on Thursday,” the ECB assertion had stated.

Apart from Archer, all different English cricketers vying for locations within the squad for the upcoming Check collection additionally returned damaging for COVID-19.

The ECB stated on Wednesday {that a} whole of 702 COVID-19 assessments have been carried out between June three and June 23 with “a number of stakeholder teams” working at Southampton and Manchester with some being examined a number of occasions.

“We are able to affirm that every one 702 assessments have been damaging,” the ECB had stated in a press release.

“The England & Wales Cricket Board can affirm that 702 COVID-19 assessments have been carried out between three June and 23 June with a number of stakeholder teams working on the bio-secure venues of the Ageas Bowl and Emirates Outdated Trafford.

“These teams embody gamers, assist workers, match officers, ECB workers, venue workers and resort workers.”

England are at present coaching forward of their three-Check collection towards the West Indies, beginning with the opening recreation on July Eight on the Ageas Bowl. The second and third Check will probably be held at Emirates Outdated Trafford.

The collection makes the resumption of worldwide cricket, which was suspended abruptly within the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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