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9 Canada Gamers Take a look at Constructive For COVID-19, Two Plate Competitors Matches Of U-19 World Cup Cancelled

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

Two Plate competitors matches of the ICC Under-19 men’s Cricket World Cup, involving Canada have been on Friday cancelled after 9 gamers from the workforce examined optimistic for COVID-19. The matches — Canada vs Scotland and Canada vs both of Uganda or PNG — have 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 workforce, the ICC mentioned in a press release. Due to the COVID-positive circumstances, the Canadian workforce has inadequate out there 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 will have featured Canada towards both Uganda or PNG may even not happen.” ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley mentioned: “We’re extremely dissatisfied to need to cancel two ICC U-19 Males’s Cricket World Cup video games as a result of COVID-19 at this stage of the occasion.


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

He mentioned the gamers have been self-isolating and can obtain full assist from the occasion medical workforce underneath the steering of the Bio-Security Advisory Group.

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