Two UAE gamers — vice captain Chirag Suri and Aryan Lakra — have examined constructive for novel coronavirus, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) knowledgeable on Friday.
“Emirates Cricket Board verify that Chirag Suri, UAE Vice Captain, and Aryan Lakra have returned Constructive Covid19 exams. Each gamers are presently in isolation, are being monitored and are in good well being,” the assertion learn.
“All areas had been instantly and totally sanitised as per present protocols with no additional constructive exams returned,” it added.
The cricket board additional knowledgeable that the four-match ODI collection towards Eire, starting Friday on the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, will likely be performed as deliberate. The following three ODIs will likely be performed on January 10, 12 and 14.
That is UAE’s first worldwide cricket collection towards an ICC full member workforce.
Eire received the toss and elected to bat within the first ODI.
Eire: Paul Stirling, Gareth Delany, Andrew Balbirnie (c), Harry Tector, Kevin O Brien, Lorcan Tucker(w), Curtis Campher, Mark Adair, Andy McBrine, Barry McCarthy, Craig Younger.
UAE: Rohan Mustafa, Ahmed Raza (c), Muhammad Usman, Vriitya Aravind(w), Chundangapoyil Rizwan, Waheed Ahmed, Zahoor Khan, Zawar Farid, Palaniapan Meiyappan, Alishan Sharafu, Kashif Daud.