Cape Town: England’s first one-day international in South Africa was dramatically postponed just an hour before the scheduled start of the game when a member of the home team started the game after a positive test for the Cowboys-19.
The first series was tested for squad screens, both of which are based at the Vineyard Hotel near Newlands Ground, and a prosthetic player was found to have the virus.
It was then decided not to host the match scheduled for Friday but the parties still hope to play the three-match series in full, followed by the games in Cape Town on Monday and Wednesday. The first game will be played in Pearl on Sunday before the return of. .
The plan clearly depends on a fresh round of scrutiny, and more confirmed incidents are likely to jeopardize the process.
A joint statement read: “Cricket South Africa and the England and Wales Cricket Board would like to announce the postponement of the first Batway One Day International (ODI) of the three-match series on Sunday, December 6, 2020.
After performing in the final round of the teams’ scheduled testing before the ODIs on Thursday, a player from the Proteas team competed in a positive test for COVID-19.
In the interest of the safety and well-being of both the teams involved in the match, the officials of the match and all, the acting CEO of CSA, Kagandri Gounder, as well as the CEO of ECB, Tom Harrison Agreed. Reality by Sunday