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Australia team manager Gavin Dovey and doctor Leigh Goulding discussed the situation after a West Indies coaching staff reported a case of corona infection.
The Australian cricket team is on the West Indies tour these days. 22 in Barbados on Thursday in the second match of the three-match ODI series with the West Indies
It was to be played, but this match was stopped after the toss due to the corona infection of West Indies coaching staff.
According to cricket.com.au, the toss was done for this match. Australia won the toss and decided to bat first, the playing XI of both the teams was also announced, but still the match could not start on time. Earlier, the players were told that due to technical problems, the start of the match is getting delayed. Later the players of both the teams were asked to reach the hotel immediately, they were told that the corona report of someone in the bio-bubble was positive, due to which the match has been postponed.
Players of both teams on isolation in the hotel
An official statement issued by Cricket West Indies said- ‘The 2nd One Day International match between Australia and West Indies has been postponed, as a corona report of a person included in a non-playing staff of West Indies has come positive. Because of this, it has been decided to postpone the match after the toss at Kenningston Oval. Players of both the teams will be on isolation in the hotel. All players and staff will be tested for corona and further decision will be taken only after the arrival of corona report.
Australia lead 1-0 in ODI series
Australia lead the three-match ODI series 1-0. Australia won the first match. At the same time, the West Indies had captured 4-1 in the five T20 match series held earlier. Australia also has to play a five-match T20 International series in Bangladesh from August 3. However, nothing has been said about when the remaining matches will be played by Cricket West Indies.
Riley Meredith was included in the playing XI for this match.
Riley Meredith had to debut
Riley Meredith was included in the playing XI for this match from Australia. Aaron Finch presented him with a hat even before the announcement of the postponement of the match. Now Meredith will have to wait for her to debut.