England Cricket Team arrives in Sri Lanka to play Two Tests, kick-start on Jan 14 in Galle

ENG vs SL Test Series: England team arrived at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota on Sunday to play a two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. Joe Root-led English side undergoes quarantine in bio-bubble.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 03, 2021 17:03 IST
England Cricket Team arrives in Sri Lanka to play Two Tests, kick-start on Jan 14 in Galle
England cricket team arrived in Sri Lanka for two Tests

ENG vs SL Test Series: The England Cricket Team has arrived in Sri Lanka for the much-anticipated two-Test match series, kick start from January 14 in Galle. The English side led by Joe Root will first undergo a three-day quarantine. After that, the visitors will be allowed to train and Englishmen start their training from January 5-9 in Hambantota, following which they will travel to Galle to play the two Tests. The series opener (SL vs ENG) will be played at Galle International Stadium from 10:00 AM IST.

The English players went through COVID-19 tests at the airport. England players were seen going through various sanitization norms in a video shared by England's Head of Team Communication Danny Reuben. England skipper Joe Root also addressed some of the local media upon his team's arrival. Root and the media members followed social distancing norms.

With a new COVID-19 strain appearing in Britain, U.K, there were some concerns regarding England's tour to Sri Lanka. However, both teams are confident about the biosecurity bubble, and the England cricket team will go through stringent quarantine norms. Take a look at some pictures of the England team traveling in contraction with Covid norms as given below

English player inside pic
English player inside pic
England skipper Joe Root
England skipper Joe Root
England Team along with staff
England Team along with staff

England team arrived at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota on Sunday to play a two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. The much-awaited bilateral Test series between the hosts Sri Lanka and England will commence from January 14, 2021 in Galle.