Fort Lauderdale (USA). corona virus (Coronavirus) has once again slowed down the pace of the games. While many matches of the English Premier Football League have been canceled due to increasing cases, its effect is now visible on cricket as well. America and Ireland amid rising cases of Corona (USA vs Ireland) The ODI matches of the limited overs cricket series between
2 members of the support staff of the Ireland team were found positive. Apart from this, cases of infection were also found among the players’ teammates, out of which two Irish cricketers were in close contact. However, the investigation report of all the players has come negative. The first match of the 3-match series was cancelled.
Corona cases were also found in the umpiring team
The second ODI was postponed by a day, as some positive cases were found in the umpiring team and members of the US team. In a joint statement, American Cricket and Cricket Ireland said that due to increasing cases of corona infection, both the boards have decided to cancel the remaining two matches.
The T20 series between the two teams was drawn 1-1. Corona also affected the ongoing Ashes series between Australia and England a little bit. During the match, cases of corona were reported in the English camp. After which the Kovid test of the players of both the teams was done. However, the report came negative and the corona infected members have been kept in isolation.