T20 World Cup: England have their preparatory camp in Oman.© AFP
In a step that will give Oman’s abilities in the world of cricket, Oman Cricket, a big advantage [OC] and the England and Wales Cricket Board [ECB] confirmed that the English cricket team taking part in the T20 World Cup is holding a preparatory camp in the Sultanate. The camp of England began on 5 October and lasts until 15 October. The ICC T20 World Cup will be played between 17 and 14 November 2021 in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. All necessary arrangements for the training and bio-bubble for the England team have been finalized.
Pankaj Khimji, chairman of Oman Cricket in an official issue, said: “We look forward to welcoming the English cricket team and their families !! I hope they will have the chance to experience the culture and hospitality of Oman. host them! “
Chris Silverwood, head coach of the English men’s team, said: “ECB confirms the 10-day preparatory camp in Oman before the start of the Group 1 matches. It is part of our quest to acclimatize the team to the conditions. We are grateful to Oman Cricket for the support. ”
England, along with Australia, the defending champions in Western India, and South Africa are in Group 1. The group also has two teams joining from the qualifying round before the start of the main round of the World Cup.
Meanwhile, English versatile Sam Curran has been ruled out of the ICC-T20 Men’s World Cup with a low back injury ahead of the showdown.
The ECB said Curran was complaining of back pain after Chennai Super Kings’ Indian Premier League match against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday.
“The results of the scan revealed the injury. He will be flying back to the UK in the coming days and will receive further investigations and a full review of the ECB’s medical team later this week,” the ECB said in a statement. said a statement.