A South Africa participant has examined optimistic for coronavirus, and two different gamers who have been in shut contact with him have been positioned in isolation, jolting the facet’s preparations for the upcoming limited-overs collection in opposition to England.
Practically 50 checks have been performed earlier than the gamers have been allowed to enter the bio-secure bubble for the three-match T20I and ODI collection.
Whereas the CSA did not identify the participant, the board confirmed that each one the three gamers are presently in isolation and stay asymptomatic.
“One participant has returned a optimistic take a look at outcome and two gamers have been thought of shut contacts primarily based on the chance evaluation undertaken by the medical crew,” the CSA mentioned in a press release.
“All three gamers have been positioned in speedy isolation in Cape City as a part of the COVID-19 protocols. Whereas all gamers are asymptomatic, CSA’s medical crew will monitor them to make sure their well being and well-being.”
South Africa haven’t named any alternative for the three gamers however mentioned that two new gamers will be a part of the squad for the inter-squad observe matches forward of the collection.
The T20I collection between South Africa and England will start on November 27. Newlands (Cape City) and Boland Park (Paarl) will play host to the T20I and ODI collection.