India vs Sri Lanka ODI rescheduled: IND vs SL Schedule: India Sri Lanka ODI series postponed due to Covid cases now to begin on 17th July
India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 schedule postponed (BCCI)  |  Photo Credits: Twitter
- India tour of Sri Lanka – July 2021 – Changes in schedule
- A big decision can be taken after some cases of Kovid-19 come
- According to the latest report, the program of the series has been extended by 4 days.
The limited overs series between India and Sri Lanka starting next week will be rescheduled. According to the report of Cricbuzz, a decision can be taken to go ahead with the series after the cases of Corona in the Sri Lankan team. The three-match ODI series, which was to start from July 13, can now be held from July 17 or 18. According to some reports, this decision has now been taken.
The Sri Lanka Cricket Board wants the players to stay in the quarantine period for a few more days for their own safety. Sri Lanka’s batting coach Grant Flower and the team’s performance analyst were found to be Corona positive after returning from the tour of England.
According to the report, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board can announce the rescheduling of matches on Saturday. According to the earlier schedule, the three-match series between the two teams was to be played from July 13 to 18, followed by a three-match T20 series from July 21 to 25 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
A few more cases have come to light
Sri Lankan team’s data analyst GT Niroshan has tested positive for the COVID-19 ahead of the series against India, while batting coach Grant Flower tested positive for the virus a day earlier. Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement, “Gt Niroshan, data analyst for the Sri Lankan national team, has been found to be Kovid-19 positive.”
It said, “After Grant Flower tested COVID-19 positive, the national players, coaches and support staff were tested for PCR yesterday in which GT Niroshan came positive.” According to the statement, “As per Niroshan Medical Protocol. undergoing treatment. ”
According to the report, the doctors of the Sri Lankan team are worried because both these support staff have been infected with the delta variant, which is dangerous and spreads very fast. All the players living in isolation have also been tested.
The Sri Lankan team entered the team’s bio-bubble on Friday after coming out of isolation but will now have to undergo another RT-PCR test after spending two more days in isolation. The results of their investigation will decide whether the main team can play against India or not.
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