Jofra Archer fined and given written warning by ECB for breaching bio-secure protocols

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has taken strict motion in opposition to quick bowler Jofra Archer for breaching the group’s bio-secure protocols forward of the second Test in opposition to West Indies. ECB knowledgeable that it has fined Archer and in addition issued a written warning to the bowler.

Archer was withdrawn from the squad for the second Test match after he admitted to going dwelling forward of the match at Old Trafford.

“Following a disciplinary hearing held on Friday evening, 17 July, England cricketer Jofra Archer has been fined an undisclosed amount and received an official written warning after admitting to breaching the team’s bio-secure protocols on Monday 13 July when he made an unauthorised visit to his home in Hove,” ECB’s official assertion learn.

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“Archer was withdrawn from England’s second Test squad in opposition to West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford and is commencing 5 days of isolation on the venue. He will endure two COVID-19 assessments on this interval, which have to check adverse earlier than his self-isolation interval is lifted. He is because of rejoin the remainder of the squad on Tuesday 21 July.

“The listening to was chaired by Ashley Giles, Managing Director, England Men’s Cricket and included Archer’s agent and a consultant from the Professional Cricketers’ Association,” the assertion added additional.

England are at the moment taking up West Indies within the second Test match at Old Trafford. The hosts managed to place up a primary innings whole in extra of 400 after being put into bat. Opener Dominic Sibley and all-rounder Ben Stokes slammed centuries to assist England’s trigger.

The first session of the third day was washed out earlier as we speak resulting from rain with the West Indies stranded on their in a single day rating of 32/1.

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