Dublin: The Irish cricket tour to Zimbabwe in April was postponed resulting from “the present COVID-19 state of affairs” within the African nation, Cricket Eire confirmed on Monday.
The Irish males’s staff have been scheduled to fly to Harare on March 28 and play a world three-match T20 sequence, adopted by a three-match worldwide one-day sequence in April.
“We’re clearly disillusioned, however to be sincere this isn’t an sudden announcement from our Zimbabwean counterparts,” mentioned Richard Holdsworth of Cricket Eire.
“We respect their efforts and their willingness to attempt to make the tour potential, however in the long run the well being and security of the gamers and assist workers have to be a main consideration.”
The 2 nations have agreed to postpone the tour to a later date.
In accordance with Johns Hopkins College, there had been 34,552 circumstances of COVID-19 and 1,326 deaths in Zimbabwe on Monday because the coronavirus outbreak in December 2019.
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