The 31-year-old, who features for England in all three formats of the game, was thankful for the resumption of cricket in such testing times.
'You just have to expect anything at the minute': England's Chris Woakes says players not exempt from ECB pay cuts
England all-rounder Chris Woakes expressed sympathy with those affected.
Coronavirus Outbreak: England and Wales Cricket Board to cut 20 percent of jobs due to COVID-19 crisis
A total of 62 positions are to be removed at the England and Wales Cricket Board, chief executive Tom Harrison said on Tuesday.
Pakistan Cricket Board seeks assistance from ECB for creating bio-secure environment ahead of Zimbabwe series
Zimbabwe are scheduled to reach Pakistan on 20 October after which the Board is expected to schedule their T20 and ODI matches in Multan and Rawalpindi.
Misbah-ul-Haq urges rivals to tour Pakistan, says cricket needs 'mutual support' to recover from coronavirus
Misbah's appeal comes just a week after Pakistan finished a tour of England, where they played three Tests and as many Twenty20 internationals in empty stadiums.
England vs Pakistan: We should definitely tour Pakistan if it's safe to do so, says ECB chief Ian Watmore
Watmore, who succeeded Colin Graves as ECB chairman, begun his tenure on Tuesday by announcing a series of Board updates.
The ECB's brainchild, the Hundred is a necessary tool to increase cricket's reach and appeal, according to Graves.
This flexible approach —which had support from England captain Joe Root and head coach Chris Silverwood— may be extended to future series played in England.
South Africa cited current international travel regulations in place for South African national teams as their reason for withdrawing from September's planned tour.
England vs Pakistan: Umpire Richard Kettleborough reprimanded by ICC for wearing smartwatch during second Test
The 47-year-old Kettleborough had stepped on to the field wearing a smartwatch during the first session of the second Test but he took it off after realising his mistake and didn't wear it post lunch on the opening day, according to a report.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), however, did not specify the exact reasons for Stokes' pullout.
Robinson was due to play for Sussex in their Bob Willis Trophy match against Kent at Canterbury but has been withdrawn from that fixture.
ECB stares at financial loss of millions of pounds, could reduce staff by up to 25 percent, says report
The ECB held a meeting with 18 first-class counties and the county boards on Wednesday, where it informed that it expects a minimum shortfall of 106 million pounds in the current fiscal.
MacDonald, who had previously worked with head coach Lisa Keightley at Perth Scorchers in the women's Big Bash League, joined the squad on Tuesday
English cricket’s domestic calendar will also include the men’s Twenty20 Blast and a 50-over women’s competition.
India pull out of women's cricket team proposed tour of England in September due to COVID-19, says report
With the COVID-19 cases rising rapidly in India, it is not even clear when the players can assemble for a training camp.
Stokes, the hero of England's World Cup triumph last year, sparkled with a fine 176 and powered his side to a strong first-inning total of 469/9 declared in the ongoing second Test against the West Indies here.
England vs West Indies: Jofra Archer's mistake could have cost ECB millions of pounds, says director Ashley Giles
The ECB did not state the nature of the violation but media reports said the Archer exited the bio-secure bubble to go to his flat in Brighton after the series opener in Southampton.
England vs West Indies: Jofra Archer's bio-secure bubble breach 'very foolish', says Michael Artherton
Archer was on Thursday dropped from the second Test against the West Indies for breaking the team's bio-secure protocol and will now undergo two COVID-19 tests during a five-day isolation period.
Increased diversity in leadership, a game-wide anti-discrimination charter and a bursary scheme for young black coaches were among initiatives the ECB announced.