Dropped Yorkshire players ‘sat outside ground’ in hope of negative Covid result

  • David Willey among four players who missed T20 Blast match
  • Coach Andrew Gale ‘they were sat outside waiting for a text’

Yorkshire were left without four senior players, including captain David Willey, for their T20 Blast match against Lancashire at Headingley due to a coronavirus-related issue.

Lancashire took advantage of their rivals’ weakened team with a commanding six-wicket win. After the game, Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale revealed that the four men – Willey, Matthew Fisher, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Josh Poysden – were still waiting outside Headingley shortly before the game started.

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