Pholetsi Moseki, CSA’s appearing CEO, confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that Sunday’s fixtures had been postponed due to Covid-19 fears
The closing spherical of matches within the CSA four-day franchise series, South Africa’s premier home competitors, have been postponed and will likely be rescheduled in 2022.
Pholetsi Moseki, CSA’s appearing CEO, confirmed to ESPNcricinfo that Sunday’s 4 fixtures had been postponed as a safeguarding measure in gentle of rising Covid-19 instances within the nation over the previous few weeks. “Ultimately these games being played outside a bio-secure environment made it difficult for us to continue with them,” he stated.
This is the third group of matches which were pushed again after Division 2 fixtures between December 2 and 5, and between December 16 and 19 have been additionally postponed.
So far this season, home cricket has not been performed in a bio-secure bubble atmosphere however ESPNcricinfo understands this can change for the one-day and T20 competitions. Last summer time, each white-ball tournaments passed off underneath bio-secure circumstances.
South Africa is at present in a fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, which accompanied the invention of the Omicron variant final month. Cases peaked at over 26000 earlier within the week however at the moment are on the decline. The nation stays at alert Level 1 of 5, with the least stringent restrictions because the begin of the pandemic.
Firdose Moonda is ESPNcricinfo’s South Africa correspondent