IND vs ENG: James Anderson, a veteran England pacer, has expressed disappointment over the cancellation of the fifth and final Test against India, which was scheduled to begin on Friday at Old Trafford.
Anderson also expressed his desire to return to the venue, which served as his home field as a Lancashire cricketer, on Instagram.
Anderson bemoaned the lacklustre conclusion to the summer cricket season and expressed his support for both the hosts Lancashire county cricket team and the supporters who had travelled to the venue.
“It’s such a shame the summer of international cricket ended this way,” Anderson wrote in his Instagram post.
“I’m gutted for everyone at @lancashirecricket, for the fans who paid for tickets/trains/hotels, for both sets of supporters that wanted to see the finish this series deserved,” he added.
“I hope it will be plays again at some point; and I hope I will get to play another international game at my home ground that I love so much.”
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After a COVID-19 breakout in the Indian camp, the Old Trafford Test was cancel.
On the eve of the Test, a member of the Indian team’s support crew tested positive; forcing the Test to be cancel.
The BCCI has state that it will speak with its English counterparts to see for a window to reschedule the match.
India had also won the series 2-1 in the four matches preceding to the Manchester encounter.
Meanwhile, India drew the first Test at Trent Bridge before winning the second at Lord’s.
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