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England to burst cricket ‘bubble’ but Covid restrictions will remain

  • Players urged to use term ‘team environment’
  • Test series against New Zealand starts 2 June

England’s cricketers will be encouraged to move away from referring to “the bubble” this summer amid concerns the term has developed negative connotations and is beginning to perpetuate the mental strain of life on the road.

International cricket has been played in biosecure environments ever since the Covid-19 pandemic began last year and though restrictions are being lifted across the UK, Joe Root’s Test team will still be limited to just grounds and hotels for the two-Test series against New Zealand that starts on 2 June.

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