Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), on Thursday said that the board decided to give relaxations in the bio-bubble looking at players’ welfare and their mental health.

Earlier, three England players and four members of the support staff tested positive for COVID-19, and as a result, the management had to pick a completely different squad for the ODIs against Pakistan.

Ahead of the Test series against England, it has come to light that Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has tested positive for COVID-19.

Pant is nearing completion of his self-quarantine period, while throwdown specialist Dayanand Garani too tested positive for COVID-19, informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday.

“We want people feeling good about going out and playing in whatever tournament they’re playing in, whether that’s the Hundred, whether…

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