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U-19 World Cup: 9 Canada gamers take a look at constructive for COVID, two Plate competitors matches cancelled | Cricket Information

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TAROUBA (Trinidad): Two Plate competitors matches of the ICC Below-19 males’s Cricket World Cup, involving Canada have been on Friday cancelled after 9 gamers from the workforce examined constructive 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 right here.
The gamers will now undertake a interval of isolation the place their welfare might be monitored by the occasion medical workforce, the ICC stated in a press release.
Due to the COVID-positive instances, the Canadian workforce 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 because of having a greater net-run-rate than Canada from all matches performed within the occasion,” the assertion stated.
“The fifteenth/sixteenth play-off that may have featured Canada in opposition to both Uganda or PNG can even not happen.”
ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley stated: “We’re extremely disenchanted to need to cancel two ICC U-19 Males’s Cricket World Cup video games because of COVID-19 at this stage of the occasion.
“We have been anticipating to see some constructive instances all through the occasion and up to now 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 constructive it won’t be potential to stage these video games.”
He stated the gamers have been self-isolating and can obtain full assist from the occasion medical workforce beneath the steerage of the Bio-Safety Advisory Group.

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