The 1st One Day International between South Africa and England have been postponed after 1 player in the South African squad has tested positive for coronavirus.
A Cricket South Africa (CSA) media release reads that “This decision results from a player from the South Africa team testing positive for coronavirus after the teams’ last round of scheduled testing performed on Thursday ahead of the ODIs,”
The media release of CSA further reads that “In the interests of the safety and well-being of both teams, match officials and all involved in the match, the Acting CEO of CSA, Kugandrie Govender as well as the CEO of the ECB, Tom Harrison, have agreed to postpone the first fixture to Sunday,”
CSA have announced revised dates of the series as all players and support staff are set to undergo another round of COVID-19 tests on Friday afternoon, in the hope of starting the series on Sunday.
Now the first ODI between South Africa and England scheduled to play on 6th of December 2020.
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