ECB ponders coronavirus checkpoints at cricket grounds


Elworthy is a former South Africa Test bowler who has organised men’s and women’s World Cups in England

The England and Wales Cricket Board could install coronavirus checkpoints and isolation units at grounds in order to resume the game behind closed doors.

English cricket has shut down until at least 28 May but the ECB is looking at playing internationals with no fans.

England’s Test series with West Indies is due to start at The Oval on 4 June,

“We’re mapping out what international matches would look like behind closed doors,” ECB director of events Steve Elworthy told the Guardian.