As many as 10 England players could be forced to pull out of the Ashes tour of Australia if an agreement is not arrived at over travel and quarantine arrangements for their families.
According to a report in the ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, unhappy with Cricket Australia’s lack of progress on this front, many English players are considering pulling out if their demands are not met.
At a meeting of the England squad at Headingley this week, it is understood there was mounting frustration about a lack of progress by Cricket Australia over quarantine rules, the daily reported.
Australia has some of the strictest COVID-19 quarantine regulations in place and its own cricketers are currently serving two weeks in an Adelaide hotel after returning from a white-ball tour of West Indies and Bangladesh.
The Australian players are also not allowed to train at the moment. It is…