England vs South Africa 1st ODI called off due to positive cases of COVID

England vs South Africa 1st ODI called off due to positive cases of COVID

England vs South Africa 1st ODI called off due to positive cases of COVID (Pic Source: Twitter)

After the T20I series, England has marched towards the ODIs series to clinch this trophy also. They has been the most consistent and dominating side yet in all the departments. South Africa is little bit concerned about their team as they didn’t got best yet. With this consequence they have reached to another issue as the first ODIs had been called off due to some positive cases of COVID has been tested in the South African camp. As per the match details, the match was assigned to start from 4:30PM IST but due to the unexpected positive case of a member in the South African at the last round of schedule affected on Thursday before the ODIs which subsequently made cancel of the first match of the series. With the unexpected termination of match both the ECB and CSA announced match to be re scheduled on December 6th 2020 that means on Sunday.

“Cricket South Africa (CSA) and England Cricket Board (ECB) would like to announce the postponement of the first Betway One Day International (ODI) of the three match series to Sunday that is on 6th December 2020”.

In the interests of the safety and well being of both teams, match officials and all involved in the match, the Acting CEO of CSA, Kugandrie Govender as well as the CEO of the ECB, Tom Harrison have agreed to postpone the first fixture to Sunday”.

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The re-scheduled dates of South Africa vs England ODI series

Sunday, 6 December 2020- 1st Betway ODI, Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl(Day Match)

Monday, 7December 2020- 2nd Betway ODI, Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town (Day-Night Match)

Wednesday, 9 December 2020- 3rd Betway ODI, Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town (Day Night Match).

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