Ashley Giles has been eager to highlight, the advent of thirty names of cricketers who have been convened to coach at cricket grounds around the country. Most of the discussions until now are highlighting whether any cricket will be seen this summer or not.
The selectors have whizzed and been talking about the qualities of players who are in disputation for Test matches, should that be feasible from July and after.
There is not any proof, but it is revealed that detailed plans have been assembled and players will have to follow them during their training sessions.
A lot of recommendations and restrictions may seem a bit ridiculous. When a new batsman will face the bowling machine, one will have to strictly follow the use of disinfectant on the balls. There must be signboards with visible phrases to remind the players, that what they have to do. It is restricted for the players to use public transport coming on the way to the ground.
It seems that it will not look as ridiculous in reality. Players will have to learn new rules but they will become a routine soon and they will ultimately take over. It is believed that cricket can occur behind closed doors and generally all the players seem up for this, a harmony that is not found in other sports so easily.
At the same time, the selectors have been making some choices without being forced to walk around the country. Their choices will be appreciated by the fact that the trainers are all geared to test cricket.
Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, and Dominic Sibley expect to see the names of Sam Northeast, Keaton Jennings, Dan Lawrence, and possibly Tom Abell as batsmen. The squad of wicket keepers may comprise Jonny Bairstow, Gloucestershire’s James Bracey, Jos Buttler, and Ben Foakes.
In the training pool, there will be no shortage of pace bowlers with Saqib Mehmood joining the more popular names along with many others.
At least, some little positives are still in the perspective. Another rule of the cricket ground will allow the cameraman restricted to his stand that usually comes forward to the batsman on his return to the pavilion and doesn’t follow maintaining social distancing of around four feet.