The ODI series between South Africa and England stands dropped after an excessive number of deferrals and delays because of the rising instances of Covid, inside the bio bubble. The England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa board stated, “The choice was taken mutually by the two cricket boards to guarantee the psychological and actual wellbeing and government assistance of players from the two teams.
“England and Wales Cricket Board and Cricket South Africa board will currently cooperate to decide when the three ODI series, which structures some portion of the 2020–22 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League, can occur later on”.
After a South African player was tested Coronavirus positive, the 1st One Day match, which should happen on 11 December, 4 December’s game was delayed to 13 December. In any case, the game on 13 December, was additionally deferred and later dropped by and large after two unsubstantiated positive reports in the England Cricket Team. The 2nd One Day match was additionally delayed because of a similar explanation after additional rounds of testing occurred.
Cricket South Africa’s board President, Kugandrie Govender stated that “The worry over the emotional wellness effect of ongoing occasions on completely included isn’t one that we as Cricket South Africa or the England and Wales Cricket Board mess with and the choice to delay the visit is the most mindful and sensible strategy for us. I might want to thank the England and Wales Cricket Board for the proceeded with positive relations, and we anticipate facilitating the England Cricket Team soon.”
England and Wales Cricket Board’s CEO Tom Harrison said that “We were worried about the potential effect that ongoing improvements may have on the prosperity of the visiting team, thus after an interview with Cricket South Africa, we have together settled on the choice to defer the excess matches in this Arrangement, to the greatest advantage of the players. I might want to express gratitude toward Cricket South Africa for their help and comprehension on this issue and anticipate working with them to distinguish when we can re-visitation of play these ODI matches later on”.