IND VS SA: The threat of corona is increasing continuously on the Test and ODI series played between India and South Africa. Earlier, the start date of this series was extended from 17 December to 26 December amid the increasing case of Corona in South Africa.
During the match 1 week before the start of the series (IND VS SA), spectators were banned from entering the stadium. And now that only 5 days are left for the start of the first test match, then the situation is coming to the fore that the Indian team can return home anytime.
South Africa board gave the assurance
The Indian team, which went on a tour of South Africa, has been allowed to return immediately if the corona case increases. Cricket South Africa has assured that if the situation of Corona in the country becomes dangerous, then the Indian team can cancel the tour and return immediately.
In a conversation with News24, Cricket South Africa’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Shuaib Manjara said,
If the borders are closed and there is a need to send the Indian team back, then the government has given a guarantee that the Indian team will be allowed to return immediately.
We have made all arrangements from our side so that the Indian team is safe here and if they need to return, then they do not face any kind of problem.
The series will start on 26 December
After winning the home series against New Zealand, the Indian team is gearing up for the tour of South Africa. On this tour (IND vs SA), the Indian team has to participate in a series of 3 Tests and 3 ODIs.
The IND vs SA 2021 tour will begin with a Test match to be played at Centurion’s Supersport Park from 26 December 2021.
After this, the second Test will be played from January 3, and then the third match will be played from January 11. At the same time, the first match of the ODI series will be on 19 January, the second 21, and then the third on 23 January.