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CSA suspends Division Two matches after positive Covid-19 tests

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All three Division Two matches in CSA’s 4-Day Domestic Series have been postponed. Picture: Phando Jikelo, African News Agency (ANA)

Cricket South Africa postponed all three Division Two matches in its 4-Day Domestic Series after players tested positive for Covid-19.

JOHANNESBURG – Cricket South Africa postponed all three Division Two matches in its 4-Day Domestic Series after players tested positive for Covid-19.

The matches were scheduled to start on Thursday.

Cricket SA, said the tournament isn’t taking place in a bio-secure environment and in the last couple of days “some positive Covid-19 test results emerged following team pre-arrival testing sessions.”

Cricket SA said it had activated the necessary “precautionary and preventative measures,” stipulated in the organisation’s Covid-19 protocols.

“CSA is monitoring the situation closely and a decision regarding the remainder of the fixtures this year will be made in due course as it develops,” the organisation said.

In addition, the CSA B-section 3-Day and 1-Day matches featuring Northerns and Easterns set for the same weekend have also been postponed until 2022.

CSA 4-Day Series Division Two Matches

Division Two

Postponed Round 4 – Fixtures (originally scheduled for 2-5 December):

Eastern Cape Linyathi vs Northern Cape Heat (Buffalo Park Cricket Stadium, East London)

Limpopo Impalas vs Six Gun Grill South Western Districts (Polokwane Cricket Club, Polokwane)

Mpumalanga Rhinos vs Easterns Storm (Uplands College, White River)

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