9 Canada Gamers Check Optimistic For COVID-19, Two Plate Competitors Matches Of U-19 World Cup Cancelled

Two matches involving Canada have been cancelled on the U-19 World Cup.© ICC

Two Plate.netpetition matches of the ICC Underneath-19 males’s Cricket World Cup, involving Canada had been on Friday cancelled after 9 gamers from the staff examined constructive for COVID-19. The matches — Canada vs Scotland and Canada vs both of Uganda or PNG — had been to be performed on Saturday and Sunday on the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in  Tarouba, Trinidad. The gamers will now undertake a interval of isolation the place their welfare might be monitored by the occasion medical staff, the ICC mentioned in an announcement. Due to the COVID-positive circumstances, the Canadian staff has inadequate accessible gamers to have the ability to take any additional half within the occasion.

“Canada’s plate play-off semifinal with Scotland on 29 January is cancelled and in accordance with the enjoying circumstances Scotland will progress to the thirteenth/14th play-off on account of having a greater net-run-rate than Canada from all matches performed within the occasion,” the assertion mentioned.

“The fifteenth/sixteenth play-off that might have featured Canada in opposition to both Uganda or PNG will even not happen.” ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley mentioned: “We’re extremely upset to should cancel two ICC U-19 Males’s Cricket World Cup video games as a consequence of COVID-19 at this stage of the occasion.


“We had been anticipating to see some constructive circumstances all through the occasion and so far these have been managed in accordance with our bio-safety plan with out impacting on fixtures. Nonetheless with so many gamers from the Canadian staff testing constructive it is not going to be potential to stage these video games.”

He mentioned the gamers had been self-isolating and can obtain full help from the occasion medical staff below the steerage of the Bio-Security Advisory Group.

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