The teams playing in the U-19 World Cup 2023 have come under the grip of Corona. Team India is in good condition in the tournament.
Because of this, the International Cricket Council has canceled the matches of two plate groups, because one team does not have enough players to field.
This is because more than half the players of the team have become corona infected. Because of this, the ICC had to make this decision.
Half players of U-19 World Cup 2023 get Covid Positive
The under-19 World Cup is hosted by the West Indies. In which Corona has given its knock. Corona is continuously affecting the players of cricket as well.
Before this many players of team India U-19 world cup.
In the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, 9 players of Canada’s team have been found positive in the Covid 19 Test and now the team does not have 11 fit Covid free players.
After 9 players were found positive in the Covid 19 test, they have been put in the process of isolation.
Now the medical team of the event will monitor players. At the same time, due to these circumstances, the journey of the Canadian team has ended from the tournament.
On 29 Jan Team, Canada’s playoff semi-final match with Scotland was going to start, but now this match will not happen.
Now after this Scotland’s team will play in the 13th/14th playoff. Because the net run rate of the team was better.
Event Head of ICC give a statement on f U-19 World Cup 2023
Corona is constantly making players their victims. No one is able to escape from this pandemic.
However, BCCI is making all concrete arrangements for the safety of the players. More players are sent to the venue as extra players of the team.
In the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, when 9 players of Canada’s team were found positive in the Covid 19 Test, ICC Event Head Chris Tetley said on the whole matter that
“We are completely disappointed to see the cancellation of two matches at this stage due to COVID-19. We were expecting to see some COVID positive cases throughout the event and to date, these have been managed as per our biosafety plan without impacting the program. However, it will not be possible to organize these matches with so many players of the Canadian team coming to Kovid 19 positive. The players are now in self-isolation and will receive full support from the event medical team under the guidance of the Bio-Safety Advisory Group