Australia Coach Justin Langer Backs Cricket Behind Closed Doors

Australia coach Justin Langer believes resuming cricket behind closed doorways when it’s secure to take action may have “nice worth” for the general public, disadvantaged of motion by the coronavirus shutdown.

Like nearly the complete sporting schedule around the globe, cricket has been halted by the pandemic, with no return date set in stone.

One of many choices being mooted is to have the game resume after restrictions have been lifted, however in empty stadiums.

“Once you began off taking part in cricket, if you have been underneath age, there isn’t any crowds there,” he advised BBC Radio.

“You performed it since you liked taking part in the sport, you liked taking part in together with your mates and you liked taking part in the sport.

“For the love of the sport, and for nonetheless having the ability to entertain folks by TV units or radio, then there’s worth in (taking part in behind closed doorways).

“Sure it is totally different, however we’ll by no means, ever, ever take without any consideration how fortunate we’re ever once more.”

World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan stated this week that he was open to England fielding two groups on the identical day at separate venues if the coronavirus led to a compressed house worldwide season


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