England will name a new squad for their ODI series with Pakistan after three players and four staff members tested positive for Covid-19.
The team were due to begin the series with an ODI in Cardiff on Thursday.
But tests administered on Monday returned seven positive results and the rest of England’s party will be required to self isolate as a result.
The ECB said Ben Stokes will return to captain a squad which will be named in the next few hours.
Stokes has been absent from England duty after sustaining a broken finger when playing in the IPL earlier this year.
Chris Silverwood will also return to coach the new squad. He had been sitting out the Pakistan games to take a break before next month’s Test series against India.
An ECB statement said those impacted by the positive tests “will now observe a period of self-isolation from 4 July following the UK Government’s protocol on quarantine.
“The remaining members of the party…