Root called for players to adapt in a testing period ahead.
"It would be interesting to see how they would fit it in looking at the schedule as it right now but if it was to go ahead, we would have to be able to adapt, look at the squad sizes we take over and make sure guys weren't blown out and overworked."
It would be a very tough winter, says Root
"It would be a very tough winter, a huge amount of workload, especially on the multi-format players, but we have had some tough winters in the past and found ways to get through them," Root told the reporters via a conference call.
Professional cricket postponed, England players handed personalized training programmes
Earlier, the ECB announced that no professional cricket will take place in England and Wales till May 28.
The ECB said it is working on a range of options to start the season in June, July or August.
The ECB had an immediate focus on options for cricket in June.
Meanwhile, England's men and women's centrally contracted cricketers were given personalized training programmes.
We have to be very open minded: Root
"If we are lucky enough to be in a position where we can play then we should try but whether Tests overpower other formats is going to be difficult to know. We have to be very open minded," the England skipper added.