South Africa confirm 2 coronavirus cases in national squad for training camp


South Africa didn’t identify the 2 gamers after they examined 50 gamers and officers previous to a coaching camp which started on Tuesday and continues till Saturday.


  • South Africa affirm 2 coronavirus circumstances in nationwide squad
  • Assessments had been taken forward of coaching camp, which started on Tuesday
  • 50 gamers and officers had been examined for Covid-19 within the lead as much as the camp

Cricket South Africa on Thursday reported two optimistic Covid-19 exams amongst nationwide workforce gamers who had been as a consequence of take part in a squad camp going down this week.

CSA examined 50 gamers and officers previous to the camp, which started on Tuesday and runs to Saturday, and confirmed two optimistic circumstances among the many group, with out naming these contaminated.

The camp is targeted on workforce bonding and was organized after CSA got here underneath heavy criticism from some former gamers who claimed there was a tradition of racism inside the facet.

“There have been no replacements made for the 2 gamers who examined optimistic. All these unable to attend the camp will be a part of the proceedings just about,” CSA stated in a press release on Thursday.

One other absentee is former captain Faf du Plessis, because of the imminent start of his second youngster.

Former captain Graeme Smith, now CSA Director of Cricket, has denied the accusations of racism and says he was unaware of any such incidents throughout his 11 years answerable for the facet.

South Africa have this 12 months missed a mixture of take a look at and restricted overs sequence in opposition to India, Sri Lanka and West Indies because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quite a lot of their main gamers are contracted to play within the Indian Premier League, which is because of begin subsequent month.


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