Coronavirus and sport: Lancashire’s Wood on life in a new city during lockdown



After more than a decade at Nottinghamshire, Wood left for Lancashire in the close season.

In Luke Wood’s perfect world, the cricket season is under way, his new club Lancashire have already picked up a victory and the bowler has claimed some early wickets – but unfortunately the reality is very different.

There will be no professional cricket in England or Wales until 28 May at the earliest because of the coronavirus pandemci and Wood is in lockdown, alone in his Manchester home.

According to a recent YouGov poll,