COVID-19: West Indies & Ireland agree to postpone 2nd ODI

Due to the Ireland camp reporting two more positive COVID-19 cases and having a depleted squad the second ODI has been postponed.


West Indies and Ireland have agreed to defer the 2 ODI which was listed for Tuesday after the Ireland camp reported two new positive COVID-19 Cases.
A common statement from Cricket Ireland and Cricket West Indies stated that the boards are having a discussion to review the schedule and trying to search for all possibilities for the series to be completed.
A Common statement from Cricket Ireland and Cricket West indies stated that due to two new positive COVID-19 cases in the Ireland camp following recent testing, and two players being ruled out due to injury, performing in Ireland has an oppressively depleted team”the statement read.

The 2nd ODI International Scheduled for Sabina Park on Tuesday, January 11 has thus been held up,” it added

As claimed by Cricket West Indies, the 5 members of the Ireland platoon who have tested positive will remain in insulation under the care and supervision of the medical brigades.
Ireland Cricketers Ben White & Simi Singh weren’t part of the platoon in the first ODI against West Indies on Saturday after they tested positive
But the game went ahead. In the 1st ODI Kieron Pollard & Shamarh Brooks were exceptional with the bat as West Indies won the match by 24 runs at Sabina Park on Saturday.