The players of England’s ODI team have had to go into isolation. 7 members of the limited-overs squad have been found infected with covid-19, which includes three players from the team. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) gave this information on Tuesday.
The ECB issued a statement saying, ‘In a PCR test conducted on Monday in Bristol, the ECB confirms that 7 members of England’s ODI team (3 players and 4 management members) were found to be covid-19 positive Huh.’ England has to play the first match of the ODI series against Pakistan in Cardiff on 8 July. On the tour, Pakistan has to play a series of 3 ODIs and as many T20 matches.
England on Tuesday planned to announce a new team under the captaincy of Ben Stokes and made a separate ODI team in no time. ECB chief executive Tom Harrison said, ‘We are aware of the danger posed by the delta type of virus. There is a risk of spreading the infection due to laxity in the bio-bubble.
The ECB has not disclosed the names of the covid positive players. The 5-match Test series between India and England is to start from August 4.
Sri Lankan cricketers will go to bio-bubble as soon as they return from England
Sri Lankan cricketers will go into the bio-bubble as soon as they return from England, as cases of corona infection have been reported in the England team. Because Sri Lanka and India have to play ODI and T20 series from July 13.
A Sri Lankan cricket official said, “The Sri Lankan team will reach Colombo today (Tuesday) and will go to the second bubble after the RTPCR test. After the tour ended on Sunday, the team’s RTPCR test was done in the UK itself.