England will be starting the test match series against New Zealand in Lords on 2nd June, this will be the first test match at home for England after they were hammered by India in the winters.
Michael Vaughan, the former English captain said that he is very excited to visit Lords for the game and he is excited to see crowds back in the stadium amidst the ongoing pandemic. Fans were not allowed in the stadiums to follow the COVID-19 protocols but with decreasing cases and high vaccination rates, fans will be allowed to watch the game in England.
Time to get down to London .. Almost 2 yrs since I visited Lords for a game .. Have to say I am a little excited about seeing crowds back 👍👍 #ENGvNZ
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) June 1, 2021
This series will be important for England as they lost to India in the last series and they also have to play the Ashes in December against Australia. Star players, Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes will be missing the action with injuries, Jofra underwent elbow surgery and Ben Stokes is recovering from a broken finger, while Jos Butler, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran and Moeen Ali ate given rest after playing in the withheld IPL.
This series will give chance to youngsters like James Bracy, Ollie Robinson and Craig Overton and seasoned players like James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Mark Wood to secure their spots for the upcoming game with good performances in the upcoming matches.