CRICKET West Indies (CWI) has given the green light "in principle" for the West Indies three-match Test tour of England, expected to start in July.
After months of speculation, CWI is comfortable with the covid19 measures in place and is willing to send its players to England.
The CWI decision was finalised at a board of directors teleconference, on Thursday. CWI will now have to liaise with the relevant authorities throughout the Caribbean to facilitate the process of getting all the Windies players to Antigua. The players will meet in Antigua, before taking a chartered flight to England.
The Ministry of National Security in TT will have to facilitate the process in getting the TT players to Antigua.
United Kingdom is greatly affected by the virus with over 270,000 cases and over 38,000 deaths.
A number of the Windies players have resumed training this week under strict covid19 guidelines. Captain Jason Holder, along with fellow Barbadians Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Kemar Roach, Shane Dowrich, Shamarh Brooks and Raymon Reifer resumed training at Kensington Oval, on Monday.
The Antiguan pair of Alzarri Joseph and Rahkeem Cornwall also trained this week at the Coolidge Cricket Ground.