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PCB convince West Indies team to play 3rd T20I despite multiple COVID-19 cases

Dec 18, 2021

The PCB has figured out how to persuade the West Indies visiting side hit by Covid-19 positive cases to play the third and last T20 worldwide on Thursday however the three-match ODI series stays in question.

The third and last match got in progress at the public arena in Karachi on schedule with an extremely meager group in participation as West Indies went into the coordinate with only 14 accessible players out of their visiting 21-part T20 and ODI crews.

Six of their players have tried positive for Covid-19 alongside three group authorities while one player Devon Thomas is out with a finger injury supported in the principal T20 match.

Prior in the day there was tension and uncertainty about whether the match would occur later the West Indies board affirmed that ODI commander, Shai Hope left-arm spinner, Akeal Hosain and all-rounder, Justin Greaves alongside partner mentor, Roddy Estwick and group doctor, Dr AKshai Mansingh had all tried positive in most recent RT-PCR tests did on Wednesday.Earlier West Indies on December 9 had effectively missed three players Kyle Myers, Sheldon Cottrell and Roston Chase to positive cases before the beginning of the T20 series and had been put in seclusion at the group lodging.

A dependable source said that the big number of Covid-19 cases in the West Indies camp were being put down to the way that the unforeseen had headed out to Karachi through New York and Dubai and had visits during which time a portion of the players are said to have regularly visited eateries and bars at the air terminals.

The source said that with 14 accessible players now and furthermore Chase, Myers and Cottrell because of emerge from segregation by Saturday, the PCB was attempting to persuade the West Indies board to finish the visit and play the three ODIs.

“The issue is that since the ODIs are essential for the ICC World Cup qualifying adjusts the West Indies as of now without central members are hesitant to continue with the ODIs,” he said.India captain Virat Kohli’s eyeball-getting media gathering has constrained a shell-stunned BCCI into a group as it investigates its choices on the most proficient method to manage the emergency while guaranteeing that the group isn’t occupied by off-field dramatization in front of a significant Test series.

The Indian Test skipper, during a question and answer session prior to leaving to South Africa for a three-match series, said that he was rarely inquired “not to stop T20 captaincy”, in spite of what BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had said to different news sources.

There are not really any cases in the past where it turns into a decision between the word verbally expressed by a sitting chief, who is likewise the supreme whiz of Indian cricket, against an adorned previous captain, who holds the seat of the president.

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