Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday postponed all types of cricket actions within the nation for 2 months in view of the rising havoc of Covid-19 worldwide. The CSA announcement got here simply 4 weeks earlier than the season was over. Apart from South Africa, Cricket Australia has additionally canceled the remainder of its season together with Sheffield Shield as a result of epidemic.
South Africa's two main home competitions stay incomplete because the season is canceled. The franchise-based ODI Cup which reached the semi-final stage, whereas the four-day franchise match nonetheless had two rounds left. <! –
The Australian ladies's staff tour of South Africa has additionally been canceled.
The South African males's staff can also be coming back from India after the cancellation of the ODI sequence. However, the staff is presently caught in Kolkata, because of which the press convention on Wednesday was canceled.
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The South African President, Cyril Ramphosa, declared a state of emergency on Sunday following which the CSA additionally suspended all types of cricket exercise to stop the virus from spreading within the nation.
CSA mentioned in an announcement, "Cricket South Africa (CSA) has determined to cease all types of cricket actions within the nation for the following 60 days. These embody first-class cricket, List A cricket, all semi-professional and provincial cricket in addition to all kinds of junior and beginner cricket.
The variety of folks killed by the corona virus worldwide has exceeded 6000, whereas the variety of folks contaminated with it has crossed 1,60,000.