London, June 3 : The England and Wales Cricket Board(ECB) announced on Wednesday that England will play three Tests in the space of 21 days when the international summer gets under way in July. The series against West Indies will begin on 8 July at the Ageas Bowl, followed by Tests at Emirates Old Trafford on 16 July and 24 July.
The three matches will be played behind closed doors at the biosecure venues, which both have hotels on site. West Indies arrive on 9 June and will be based at Old Trafford for initial quarantine and training. The original schedule, which featured Tests at The Kia Oval, Edgbaston and Lord's between 4-29 June, was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. (UNI)