Johannesburg| The cricket boards of the Netherlands and South Africa on Saturday decided to postpone the ongoing tour due to the growing outbreak of Kovid. The first ODI of the series was played between the two teams in Centurion, which was called off on Friday due to heavy rain. But the second and third matches were to be held at the same venue on November 28 and December 1.
Earlier, there were concerns in the growing Netherlands team of Corona, as many countries around the world including the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union have banned flights coming from South Africa in view of the new variant of Corona. Now both the boards are considering to hold the second and third one-day matches before the completion of the one-day league in 2023.
“We are disappointed by this unfortunate situation, but the safety of all incoming teams is paramount. The mental well-being of players is one of CSA’s top priorities and we respect that,” said Cricket South Africa’s acting CEO, Folesi Mosecki. The head of the Netherlands Board has thanked the South African Cricket Board for their understanding of the situation and helping them.
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