ENGLAND’S first ODI with South Africa has been deserted after optimistic coronavirus exams from two members of employees on the vacationers’ lodge.
The match was as a consequence of be performed on Friday.
The primary ODI between England and South Africa was cancelled on Sunday morning after two optimistic coronavirus exams from lodge employeesCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
The rescheduled fixture was then made for Sunday after the house squad had been away from any circumstances within the spherical of testing on Friday.
However after initially suspending the beginning time on Sunday morning, the match in Paarl was then fully scrapped because of the lodge employees circumstances simply half-hour earlier than the beginning time.
England’s squad had been examined on Saturday after the lodge’s confirmed circumstances.
They pushed again the time of the match whereas they waited to obtain the outcomes however quickly after the day’s cricket was off.
And the cancellation throws the entire sequence into doubt.
Initially, the three ODIs had been deliberate for Friday, tomorrow and Wednesday.
England are then as a consequence of fly again residence on Thursday.
Nevertheless, it now appears to be like more and more unlikely the complete three-match sequence can be performed out.
Nasser Hussain stated: “These two lodge employees might have been with anybody, they’re then serving the England cricket crew.
“That is the issue with being in a bubble – the bubble works if it is fully safe.
“However the bubble makes it doubly worse since you’re all on prime of one another after which when the bubble is breached, it might unfold via the crew.
“England gamers can be considering in the event that they need to spend two weeks right here if certainly one of them will get it, then are they going to be late residence for Christmas, households, can they unfold it to grandparents?
“A few of them need to go off to Sri Lanka on January 2.
“You possibly can think about the Whatsapp teams happening between gamers saying, ‘Ought to we simply get ourselves residence for the sake of 1 or two ODIs?'”
Eoin Morgan’s side won the T20 series 3-0, capping off the three matches by efficiently chasing down their goal of 192 inside 18 overs as Dawid Malan hit an unbeaten 99.
Screens show the information which throws the complete sequence into doubtCredit score: Reuters