Three South Africa cricketers isolated after one tests COVID positive ahead of England series

Three South Africa cricketers isolated after one tests COVID positive ahead of England series

Three players of the South African men’s cricket team are placed beneath isolation once one in all them tested positive for COVID-19 previous the white-ball series against England, the country’s cricket board confirmed.

Cricket Republic of South Africa (CSA), though, didn’t disclose the names of the 3 players.

CSA same concerning fifty COVID-19 RTPCR tests on players and support workers were conducted before coming into the bio-bubble here for the restricted overs series, beginning on November twenty seven.

“One player has came a positive take a look at result and 2 players were thought-about shut contacts supported the danger assessment undertaken by the medical team,” a CSA statement same.

“All 3 players are placed in immediate isolation in port as a part of the COVID-19 protocols. whereas all players ar well, CSA’s medical team can monitor them to confirm their health and well-being,” it added.

No replacements are named for the series, comprising 3 T20Is and as several ODIs, however the board same 2 new players can be a part of the cluster to form up the numbers previous intra-squad warm-ups which can ensue over the weekend.

“At this stage, none of those players are replaced for the tour, however 2 replacement players are enclosed into the squad for the needs of the inter-squad observe matches which will be contend on weekday, twenty one November.”

The England squad has arrived in Republic of South Africa to start their preparations and can play a Tour match on weekday here.

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