The Bob Willis Trophy lucifer between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire represent abandoned after one of the non-traveling extremities of Northamptonshire, who add up in inter-group communication with the performing team, represent found incontrovertible for Covid-19.
The match was called off before the lunch break on Sunday at the Bristol County Ground.
“Just before lunch of the first session of play, it came to light that a member of the Northamptonshire playing squad has tested positive for COVID-19,” the Northamptonshire County Cricket Club said in a statement.
“Although the participant represent not parting of the radical that locomote with the team to Bristol (and has been self-isolating at home base), farther extremities of the Northamptonshire team have been in inter-group communication with the participant within 48 times of day of the participant implicating COVID-19 symptoms.”
Following the abandoned match in which only 30 overs of play was possible, the Northamptonshire squad returned home on Sunday itself.
“Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire and the ECB are unified in the opinion that participant upbeat is predominate and that no risks of infection should represent taken with the wellness and prophylactic of the participants, functionaries and executive involved in this lucifer, ” the affirmation further scan.