South Africa Management Guarantees Tight Bubbles For India Teams
By CricShots - Dec 1, 2021 11:16 am
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The Indian team is scheduled to be touring South Africa for three Tests, three ODI, and four T20Is scheduled to be commencing on December 17. The team is scheduled to land in the rainbow nation by December 9, but the recent emergence of a new variant of Covid-19, named Omicron, in the country has raised some concerns. The situation has led to several nations securing their borders.

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 Recently, the ODI series between the Netherlands and South Africa eventually got postponed as a precautionary measure with covid-19 fears. Considering the concerns over the series between these two countries, the South African governmenet has promised a fully bio-secure environment and has assured that all necessary precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone will be taken

A statement regarding the same from South African foreign ministry read: “South Africa will take all precautions necessary to ensure the health and safety of the Indian teams. A full Bio-secure environment will be established around both the South African and Indian ‘A’ Teams as well as the two National Teams.”

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India A team is currently in the rainbow nation and is playing their second unofficial Test against the SA A team at Bloemfontein. The tour has continued despite what has been going around.

A statement regarding the same added, “India’s decision to show solidarity by choosing to continue with the tour of the Indian ‘A’ Team stands in contrast with a number of countries who have decided to close their borders and to restrict travel from Southern Africa…”

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The South African team was banned from playing international cricket by the ICC in 970 due to the apartheid policy of the South Africa government. The country started playing international cricket again in 1991 and India became the first country to host them after their comeback to international cricket.

The statement also read that India’s tour to South Africa marks the 30th anniversary of South Africa’s readmission to international cricket and they will be celebrating the occasion by a commemorative event on January 2.

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The statement also elaborated, “The tour of the Indian National Team marks the 30th anniversary of South Africa’s readmission to international cricket. The anniversary will be celebrated by a commemorative event that will take place on January 2, 2022 in Cape Town. This event will also serve to highlight the strong ties between South Africa and India, which is once again demonstrated by the tour of the two Indian teams.”