June 9, 2020, 12:22 p.m.
West Indies arrived in Manchester early Tuesday morning for the Sandals England Tour 2020 as they continue the journey towards the resumption of international cricket.
Jason Holder’s team will now get used to life in the United Kingdom as they prepare to face England in three Test matches.
The playing squad, reserves will be based at Emirates Old Trafford for the quarantine period. While there they and will have training and net session, under the guidance of Head Coach Phil Simmons and his experience coaching staff.
Several players posted photos and videos of their flight from Antigua on their social media channels to share their journey with the #MenInMaroon fans.
Rahkeem Cornwall, is embarking on his first Test tour of England, and on arrival immediately posted a video updating fans on his new living conditions as he caught up with a bit of news on television: https://www.instagram.com/rahkeemcornwallofficial/
Newcomer Chemar Holder seemed to enjoy his trans-Atlantic voyage and posted a series of videos looking out the window and later offered thanks after the light reached its destination safely. https://www.instagram.com/ckholder20/
The Test matches will be the first international competition to be played anywhere in the world since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Photos Courtesy: England and Wales Cricket Board/Getty Images
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