Positive Covid test force postponement of second ODI between West Indies and Australia

by July 22nd, 2021

The second One Day International between the West Indies and Australia at the Kensington Oval in Barbados was postponed on Tuesday moments before the first ball was due to be bowled after reports of a positive Covid test emerged.

The toss had already taken place with teams named when the situation began to unfold.

Its understood that the entire delegation of both teams will undergo a Covid 19 tests with the results due in this evening.

Reports are that the game will now be played on a later date.

West indies were boosted by the return of wicketkeeper-batter Shai Hope after an ankle injury kept him out of the opening match.

He was set to open the batting in place of Shimron Hetmyer and take the gloves off Nicholas Pooran.