South Africa Postponed All Cricket Tournament Due To Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Cricket South Africa big decision – All tournaments banned for 60 days

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Coronavirus: The whole world is going through a difficult phase because of Coronavirus. Cricket South Africa has taken a big step in view of the threat of Coronavirus. Cricket South Africa (CSA) postponed all kinds of cricket activities in the country for two months. Cricket South Africa announced this on Monday.

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South African President Cyril Ramphosa declared a state of emergency on Sunday. After which the CSA also suspended all kinds of cricket activities to prevent the virus from spreading in the country.

CSA said in a statement, “Cricket South Africa (CSA) has decided to stop all kinds of cricket activities in the country for the next 60 days. These include first-class cricket, List A cricket, all semi-professional and provincial cricket as well as all types of junior and amateur cricket.

South African team returned from India:

Due to Coronavirus, it was decided to cancel the ODI series between India and South Africa on 13 March. The cricket boards of the two countries have not announced new dates for the remaining two matches of the three-match ODI series. On Monday itself, South African players have returned to their country from India.

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Like South Africa, the Board of Control for Cricket in India also decided to cancel all its cricket tournaments. BCCI has decided to postpone the 13th of the world’s most successful cricket league IPL due to coronavirus.

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