South Africa on Friday known as off their inter-squad warm-up match forward of the England collection after a second participant from their 24-member squad examined optimistic for the dreaded COVID-19.
Forward of the white-ball collection, one unnamed participant of the South African cricket staff had returned optimistic and he together with two others, who have been thought-about shut contacts, have been positioned beneath isolation.
On Friday, the nation’s cricket board (CSA) mentioned that another participant has examined optimistic after a second necessary COVID-19 check on Thursday.
The Board mentioned the optimistic results of the second participant is “unrelated to the primary one” and the participant has been offered “separate, applicable lodging with instant impact.”
“Cricket South Africa want to reiterate that it’s going to not launch names of affected gamers due to doctor-patient confidentiality,” an announcement mentioned.
“Group administration and Cricket South Africa (CSA) are in shut communication with their counterparts from the England Cricket Board (ECB) to make sure full transparency and probably the most accountable plan of motion going ahead.”
With the warm-up recreation scheduled on Saturday cancelled, Marco Marais and Stefan Tait‚ who have been known as as much as help the staff for the observe match will not be becoming a member of the squad.
Your complete England staff has returned destructive after being examined on their arrival in Cape City. The guests will play their observe match in Newlands on Saturday.
South Africa will host England for 3 T20Is and as many ODIs within the restricted over collection in what could be their first worldwide project in eight months.