UK’s new journey restrictions put Eire’s World Cup qualifier participation unsure

Cricket Eire is reported to keep up a correspondence with governing our bodies concerning the brand new laws.

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Eire ladies’s group’s participation within the 2021 Girls’s World Cup qualifiers is unsure owing to the UK’s new journey restrictions. Amidst the rising issues over the brand new Covid-19 variant the UK authorities on Thursday, November 25, added South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, and Eswatini to its ‘crimson’ international locations checklist.

Cricket Eire is reported to keep up a correspondence with governing our bodies concerning the brand new laws. The group is at the moment in Zimbabwe for the World Cup qualifiers. They’re scheduled to play in opposition to Sri Lanka Girls within the final group stage match on November 29.

Nevertheless, the latest developments have solid a shadow on their additional participation within the Qualifiers. In response to the brand new guidelines put ahead, from Sunday onwards these getting into from the international locations which can be placed on the crimson checklist might want to endure a resort quarantine.

Cricket Eire is in common talks with the Worldwide Cricket Council, the Irish Authorities, Sport Eire, Sport Northern Eire, and squad members about the identical. The Cricket Eire chief government, Warren Deutrom has nonetheless asserted that the security of the gamers will likely be paramount. He additionally added that they are going to present the required updates about the identical quickly.

Our decision-making will likely be first-and-foremost based mostly on the well being and security of gamers and assist workers: Cricket Eire chief

“Whereas the circumstances round journey restrictions and well being recommendation is a fast-moving one, now we have been in shut contact with the ICC, the Irish authorities, and sports activities our bodies in each jurisdictions to higher perceive the details and to correctly inform and reassure the squad management.

Our decision-making will likely be first-and-foremost based mostly on the well being and security of gamers and assist workers. We’ll present updates as quickly as we will,” he mentioned as quoted by The Irish Occasions.

Eire Girls are positioned in Group A within the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier. They be part of the likes of West Indies, Sri Lanka, and The Netherlands within the group. The Eire Girls have thus far performed two matches within the Qualifiers and have managed to safe victory in a single recreation. They at the moment discover themselves within the third place of the Group A factors desk.

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