South Africa-England first ODI postponed to Sunday after optimistic COVID-19 case

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South Africa-England first ODI postponed to Sunday after optimistic COVID-19 case

It means there can be back-to-back ODIs on Sunday and Monday in Paarl and close by Cape Town.

The primary One-Day International between South Africa and England that was scheduled for Newlands on Friday has been moved to Sunday after a participant from the house staff examined optimistic for COVID-19.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) mentioned the newest round of tests conducted on Thursday resulted in an unnamed South African participant returning an optimistic consequence, the third from inside the camp throughout the six-match limited-overs series.

“This choice outcomes from a participant from the Proteas crew testing optimistic for COVID-19 after the teams final round of scheduled testing carried out on Thursday forward of the ODIs,” CSA mentioned in an announcement.

Within the pursuits of the protection and well-being of each team, match officers and all concerned within the match, the Acting CEO of CSA, Kugandrie Govender as well as the CEO of the ECB, Tom Harrison, have agreed to postpone the primary fixture to Sunday.”

It means there can be back-to-back ODIs on Sunday and Monday in Paarl and close by Cape Town, earlier than the sequence is accomplished at Newlands on Wednesday.

England gained the just lately accomplished Twenty20 series 3-0.


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