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By Richard Gibson For The Mail On Sunday

Published: 22:34 BST, 2 May 2020 | Updated: 23:28 BST, 2 May 2020

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Stuart Broad says he will be ready to play for England in any circumstances that the ECB's medical experts deem appropriate.

The 2020 international summer schedule will not now begin until July at the earliest. 

The latest talks between England and West Indies on the re-positioning of June's three-Test series and the environment in which it will be played took place on Friday evening. 

England bowler Stuart Broad will be ready to play whenever the cricket season is resumed

England bowler Stuart Broad will be ready to play whenever the cricket season is resumed

'Cricket will literally be governed by the government. It's not as though the ECB are going to have to be lone wolves and decide when we get back out there,' Broad said.

'The government will give the go-ahead and then us players will have to make sure we are in the physical capability to get match fit. I know how I feel about not seeing live sport and I know how much joy live sports brings me. So the players' responsibility is to make sure we are ready to go at the drop of a hat.

'I know everyone feels very differently about this. Sergio

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