TODAY’S ODI between England and South Africa in Cape City has been postponed, as a consequence of a constructive coronavirus take a look at.
An unnamed Proteas participant has examined constructive for Covid-19.
Eoin Morgan and Co have been set to play at 11am as we speakCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The motion was as a consequence of get underway at 11am this morning in Cape City.
However because of the constructive take a look at, issues have been delayed by not less than 48 hours.
The plan now’s for video games to happen on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday.
A joint assertion from Cricket South Africa and the ECB learn: “Within the pursuits of the security and well-being of each groups, match officers and all concerned within the match, the performing CEO of CSA, Kugandrie Govender, in addition to the CEO of the ECB, Tom Harrison, have agreed to postpone the primary fixture to Sunday.”
A lot of the discuss going into the conflict has centred round England’s controversial use of coded signals.
Some have questioned the ethics of the system whereas ex-England skipper Michael Vaughan described it as ‘nonsense.’
Crew analyst Nathan Leamon shows numbers and letters – such as ‘4E’ or ‘2C’ – on the balcony to inform Morgan how historic information may affect bowling modifications and area placings.
However skipper Eoin Morgan, 34, has insisted that his team are acting within the spirit of the game.
Motion will get underway at an empty Newlands on SundayCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
He mentioned, previous to what was alleged to be as we speak’s first match: “I believe captains are completely different. You get captains that benefit from the title and the facility and the accolades that go along with it.
“Then you’ve different captains who proceed to be pushed and wish to be taught for the advantage of the workforce.
“For me, this can be a system we wish to use to attempt to assist myself and the opposite leaders, nearly to take slightly of the emotion and really feel of decision-making on the sector and examine it to the arduous information.
“As leaders, you proceed to vary with traits of youthful gamers coming by, traits of the sport and what’s wanted at that second.
There’s nothing untoward about it
“It’s 100 per cent throughout the spirit of the sport. There’s nothing untoward about it. It’s about maximising data and we’ll undoubtedly proceed to make use of it.
“There’s at all times been fixed communication from the changing-room to us on the sector to assist enhance my choices as captain and Jos Buttler’s choices as vice-captain.
“We attempt to correlate the stream of the sport with the info we’ve already researched.
“It’s one thing we’ve used quite a bit pre-game and are actually experimenting through the sport to see if we are able to enhance our efficiency. We’re at all times trying to enhance.
“I believe there have been three choices that different within the first T20 sport, two within the second and a pair within the third.
“So it’s good to know nearly all of the selections myself, Jos and loads of the bowlers are making replicate what we really feel is correct within the sport.”