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India vs England: ECB asks ICC to decide outcome of cancelled 5th Test

India vs England: ECB asks ICC to resolve end result of cancelled fifth Take a look at | Cricket Information

London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has formally written to the ICC to resolve the destiny of the cancelled fifth Take a look at towards India at Outdated Trafford, indicating that the 2 boards are removed from reaching a settlement.
The series-deciding fifth and last Take a look at in Manchester was referred to as off after a COVID-19 outbreak within the Indian camp compelled its senior gamers to specific their apprehensions to each the BCCI and ECB on going forward with the match.
“Sure now we have written to the ICC,” an ECB spokesperson advised PTI when requested if they need the worldwide physique to resolve on the fifth Take a look at. Heading into sport, India led the rubber 2-1. The standalone Take a look at is not going to be a part of this sequence. 
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The ECB needs the ICC’s Dispute Decision Committee to handle the problem and anticipate {that a} forfeiture can be granted in order that they will declare insurance coverage as they’ll lose 40 million pound if the match is asserted deserted attributable to COVID.
COVID is an appropriate non compliance and the Indian camp has acknowledged that it was unable to discipline a staff for the match.
Nevertheless, the ECB’s competition could possibly be that the Indian gamers returned two destructive RT-PCR outcomes and have been nonetheless reluctant to play. Seniors corresponding to skipper Virat Kohli did not budge from their stance that there was danger concerned throughout the incubation interval, which overlapped with Take a look at dates as most gamers have been handled by physio Yogesh Parmar, who’s in isolation after contracting the virus. 
If the ICC guidelines the Take a look at as deserted, then India will win the sequence 2-1 but when England get a forfeiture as per the DRC ruling, it will likely be a 2-2 verdict and the host nation may also declare insurance coverage.
The ECB going to the ICC proves that there hasn’t been an amicable settlement but on the problem because the host board stares at losses.
Whether it is dominated in favour of India, ECB stands to incur big losses as many of the 40 million pound will not be coated beneath COVID-19 insurance coverage.
The Indian cricketers have already left UK and most of them have touched base within the UAE with their respective IPL franchises. It goes with out saying that the BCCI’s apprehension was the IPL schedule going haywire in case any of the highest gamers examined optimistic throughout the course of the now-cancelled Take a look at.

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