Three West Indies Players Test Positive For COVID-19
CRICDOT DESK : Cricket West Indies (CWI) said on Saturday that three West Indies cricket players and team staff members would test positive for coronavirus when they arrived in Pakistan and would miss the next limited series. rice field. In a statement, CWI said left-arm pacemaker Sheldon cotrell, all-rounders Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers, and non-exercise staff “cannot participate in future Pakistan series because they tested positive in Karachi.” Said.
All four are fully vaccinated and have no major symptoms. They remain quarantined for 10 days and until they return a negative PCR test result.
“Our Arrival Test Protocol” in Pakistan has identified four positive COVID 19 illnesses, “said CWI Chief Johnny Grave.
“These were confirmed while players and staff were still isolated from the room. Therefore, despite this significant setback in the preparation plan, everyone else did a negative PCR before arriving in Pakistan. I’m confident that I can continue the tour because I returned and returned two negative PCRs because I was in Karachi.
“The risk of COVID 19 infection cannot be completely eliminated from the cricket tour, but many players have been since CPL. Living almost continuously in the bio-secure bubble.
“The unusual loss of three players from this team has a serious impact on the team’s readiness, but the rest of the team feels good on Monday. Start training today before the first match of the Cricket, Chase and Mayers are all selected for the three-game T20I series starting Monday, and the chase will be held in Karachi from December 18th to 22nd. It was also selected as one of the three one-day internationals.