India will play 3 Exams and as many ODIs in South Africa.Twitter
A BCCI official confirmed to ANI on Thursday that the 2 boards had been in fixed contact and the choice can be taken retaining in view the security of the gamers.
“We’re discussing suspending the collection for every week as a result of risk of the Omicron Covid variant and we’re awaiting the approval of the Authorities of India. Each the boards are in fixed contact and every little thing is being mentioned. A senior official instructed ANI.
India had been initially scheduled to journey to South Africa for 3 Exams, three ODIs and 4 T20Is.
Earlier, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports activities Anurag Thakur had mentioned that the BCCI ought to seek the advice of the federal government earlier than sending a cricket workforce to South Africa the place a brand new COVID-19 sort has come out.
“Not solely BCCI, however each board ought to seek the advice of the Authorities of India earlier than sending a workforce to a rustic the place a brand new model of Covid-19 has come out. Take our recommendation and we’ll think about it, “Thakur instructed ANI right here in Baghpat.
The World Well being Group (WHO) has named the brand new COVID-19 pressure B.1.1.529, present in South Africa, ‘Omicron’. This comes after the WHO convened a gathering to debate the newly-identified Covid-19 variant.
In the meantime, India A gamers are presently in Bloemfontein for the continuing collection towards South Africa A.
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