England Test captain Joe Root says he and his fellow professionals will have to “roll with the punches” during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Root is currently spending time at home in Sheffield with his wife Carrie and young son Alfie with sport, and indeed life in general across the globe, put on hold.

The Yorkshire batsman is trying to look on the bright side amidst the uncertainty, admitting: “For myself and the rest of the guys who have been away playing international cricket for a good period of time, it’s nice to have a chunk of time with your family. It’s something we never really get.

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