The West Indies are scheduled to play in the T20 series against Pakistan a day later. They played a big push before that. After landing in Pakistan, three cricketers and one support staff of the team came back positive.
The West Indies are scheduled to play
Cricket West Indies said in a statement that left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell, off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase, all-rounder Kyle Meyers and a support staff corona have tested positive. However, even if they are positive, they do not have any symptoms. All of them have been given two doses of vaccine.
Cricket West Indies said in a statement that
As Kovid is positive, these four have been taken in isolation from the team naturally. After that they will remain in isolation till the next round of PCR test is negative.
As a result, the West Indies will not get these three cricketers in the first match of the T20 series starting from Monday. The Caribbean is not getting many first-line players in this series. Andre Russell, Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons and Shimron Hetmeyer did not visit Pakistan for personal reasons. Regular captain Kieron Pollard is injured.
the West Indies will not get these three cricketers
All-rounder Jason Holder has been rested for the T20 series to keep him away from the fatigue of playing. Chase, Meyers, Cottrell also dropped out, so the visitors will have to eat Himshim with the XI arranged.
The first T20 of the Pakistan-West Indies series will start at 7 pm Bangladesh time on Monday. After the three-match T20 series, the duo will play three ODIs as part of the ODI Super League. The venue of all the games is Karachi.