First ODI Postponed: England vs South Africa

The first ODI between England and South Africa was postponed just an hour before the toss. Due to a South African player contracted the corona virus. Here is full details why First ODI Postponed: England vs South Africa.

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First ODI Postponed: England vs South Africa

According to Dawn News, Cricket South Africa sources say. The report of a player included in the host squad in the routine testing under protocols has come positive. After which, keeping in view the health and safety of the players and officials, it has decided to postpone the match on Friday and hold it on Sunday.

Corona’s test for a South African player came back positive. There were indications that the players violated protocols during the T20 matches.

On Friday afternoon, the players and staff of both the teams tested again so that the series could start on Sunday.

Cricket South Africa said that in order to ensure the safety of both the teams. The match referee and others involved in the match. Cricket South Africa’s Acting Chief Executive Officer Kagandri Govindar as well as English Cricket Board Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison conducted the series. Agreed to postpone first ODI till Sunday.

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When the news arrived, the England team had already reached the stadium in preparation for the match. However, they immediately taken to a local hotel in Cape Town in a biosecure bubble.

A group of South African team players and support staff, including David Miller and Andy Falkayou. Then arrived at the stadium in preparation. But he too immediately sent back from the stadium.

Now the South African and English cricket boards have decided to hold the next three matches of the series on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday respectively.

First ODI Postponed: England vs South Africa

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