The CoViD-19 has yet again postponed the Cricket as South Africa, which was all set to resume action with a historical Three-team Cricket match, has postponed the fixture amid CoViD-19 spread. The exhibition match was scheduled to be played at Centurion. But now with Centurion turning into one of the coronavirus hotspots, CSA will need to take approval from the Health Ministry along with the Department of Sport to host the match.
In a press release, on Saturday, the CSA stated that there is need for more work to be done in order to get things match ready and a new date will be announced in due course.
“The operational teams behind the solidarity match and event partners in collaboration with CSA, 3TCricket, and [broadcaster] SuperSport met to consider the readiness to host the event on June 27,” CSA said in a release on Saturday.
“Following this meeting it has become clear that more work is needed in preparation, including approval. A new date will be announced in due course,” CSA further said in the statement.
In a revolutionary step, CSA has unearthed a new Cricket format, in which he fans will witness an unprecedented format of the game with 3-Teams of 8 players each will participate play in a single match of 36 overs divided in two halves.
The Three teams are named behind the three legends of South African Cricket who will also lead the teams. South African great AB de Villiers along with Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada will lead the three teams in first-ever ‘3-TC (three-team cricket) match’ at Centurion.
Apart from these legends, many South African stars like opener Aiden Markram, fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo, middle order batsman Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Chris Morris and Tabraiz Shamsi were going to play the historic encounter.
CSA has also set a number of rules for the historic encounter. Cricket South Africa was supposed to make an official announcement of the same on Wednesday.