England team director Ashley Giles defended his players after seven members of the ODI contingent tested positive for COVID-19.
IPL 2021: With the Indian Premier League reported to be resuming soon, Ashley Giles has revealed that England cricketers might not play in the tournament.
Among those currently serving quarantine periods are Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran, all of whom have Test contracts with England.
Managing director of England men's cricket team, Ashley Giles hinted at introducing some new faces to the England squad for the two-Test series versus New Zealand.
Jofra Archer's breach of the coronavirus regulations was a potential "disaster" that could have cost "tens of millions of pounds", according to England managing director Ashley Giles.
England managing director Ashley Giles believes Pakistan's tour in August will go ahead even though three Pakistani cricketers have tested positive for coronavirus.
England are scheduled to play a three-Test series against the West Indies in June, with the opening match at The Oval starting on June 4.
England's poor performances on the pitch, which have seen them lose the series ahead of the start of the fourth Test on Boxing Day, have been compounded by incidents off it.
Former England limited overs coach and Ashes-winning spinner Ashley Giles had been without a full-time position since missing out to former Lancashire boss Peter Moores when the England and Wales Cricket Board combined his old post with that of Test coach six months ago.
Makhaya Ntini and Ashley Giles are part of an expedition of 30 players scaling Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain, to play the world's highest game of cricket.