Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirms one participant from their squad, who is ready to play the white-ball sequence in opposition to England, exams constructive for the coronavirus. Nevertheless, the board didn’t affirm the identify of the participant.
CSA additionally knowledgeable that two gamers had been in shut contact with the COVID-19 constructive participant and thus, all of the three have been remoted in Cape City. The medical workforce is at present monitoring them.
“One participant has returned a constructive take a look at end result and two gamers had been thought-about shut contacts primarily based on the chance evaluation undertaken by the medical workforce. All three gamers have been positioned in fast isolation in Cape City as a part of the COVID-19 protocols. Whereas all gamers are asymptomatic, CSA’s medical workforce will monitor them to make sure their well being and well-being,” CSA mentioned in an official assertion.
“CSA can affirm that roughly 50 COVID-19 (/matter/covid-19) PCR exams had been carried out on gamers and assist employees previous to getting into the bio-safe atmosphere in Cape City for his or her upcoming limited-overs tour in opposition to England. The testing is in keeping with fulfilling the group’s obligation and dedication to its obligation of care to its workforce and to the broader public in controlling the unfold of the virus,” it added.
South Africa didn’t announce replacements for the sequence:
Cricket South Africa has not dominated them out from the sequence however has introduced two substitute gamers for the intrasquad match on Saturday (November 21). The sequence between England and South Africa will kick begin with three-match T20I sequence scheduled to start from 27 November. Cape City will host the primary and third T20I whereas Paarl will host the second T20I.
Following the T20I sequence, the 50-over format sequence will start on December 4. Aside from the second ODI, the remainder of the matches can be organized in Cape City.
In the meantime, England have landed in South Africa final week and are adopted the necessary quarantine