South Africa on Friday referred to as off their inter-squad warm-up match forward of the England sequence after a second participant from their 24-member squad examined optimistic for the dreaded COVID-19.
Forward of the white-ball sequence, one unnamed participant of the South African cricket crew had returned optimistic and he together with two others, who had been thought of shut contacts, had been positioned beneath isolation.
On Friday, the nation’s cricket board (CSA) mentioned that yet one more participant has examined optimistic after a second necessary COVID-19 take a look at on Thursday.
The Board mentioned the optimistic results of the second participant is “unrelated to the primary one” and the participant has been supplied “separate, applicable lodging with fast impact.”
“Cricket South Africa wish to reiterate that it’ll not launch names of affected gamers due to doctor-patient confidentiality,” an announcement mentioned.
“Staff administration and Cricket South Africa (CSA) are in shut communication with their counterparts from the England Cricket Board (ECB) to make sure full transparency and essentially the most accountable plan of motion going ahead.”
With the warm-up recreation scheduled on Saturday cancelled, Marco Marais and Stefan Tait who had been referred to as as much as help the crew for the apply match will now not be becoming a member of the squad.
Your complete England crew has returned destructive after being examined on their arrival in Cape City. The guests will play their apply match in Newlands on Saturday.
South Africa will host England for 3 T20Is and as many ODIs within the restricted over sequence in what can be their first worldwide task in eight months.
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