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South Africa’s Player Tests COVID-19 Positive Ahead Of England Series

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Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirms one participant from their squad, who is about to play the white-ball sequence towards England, assessments optimistic 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 optimistic participant and thus, all of the three have been remoted in Cape City. The medical workforce is presently monitoring them.

“One participant has returned a optimistic check consequence and two gamers had been thought of shut contacts based mostly on the chance evaluation undertaken by the medical workforce. All three gamers have been positioned in rapid 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 stated in an official assertion.

“CSA can affirm that roughly 50 COVID-19 (/subject/covid-19) PCR assessments had been carried out on gamers and help workers previous to coming into the bio-safe atmosphere in Cape City for his or her upcoming limited-overs tour towards England. The testing is in keeping with fulfilling the group’s obligation and dedication to its responsibility 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:

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South African gamers (Picture by Lee Warren/Gallo Photographs/Getty Photographs)

Cricket South Africa has not dominated them out from the sequence however has introduced two alternative 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. Apart from the second ODI, the remainder of the matches shall be organized in Cape City.

In the meantime, England have landed in South Africa final week and are adopted the obligatory quarantine

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