South Africa vs England : Good news for Proteas, no Covid-19 positive in 3rd round of testing

Cricket South Africa (CSA) is pleased to announce that the Proteas have returned no positive COVID-19 results in their third round of testing since their arrival in Cape Town for the limited-overs tour against England starting tomorrow (27 November).

The two players who tested positive last week were not part of the tested group and remain in isolation and are being monitored closely. They are progressing well and are in good health.

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The hosts did their final round of testing this morning (Thursday) with the expectation of receiving results later in the evening – an update will be provided when the results are confirmed.

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The inbound tour will consist of a three-match, KFC T20 International and three-match, Betway One-Day International (ODI) Series in Cape Town and Paarl.

In other news, all-rounder, Dwaine Pretorius has been ruled out of the England tour due to a hamstring injury.

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The injury took place during a team practice session at Six Gun Grill Newlands and is expected to take three to four weeks for recovery.

No replacement will be named.

South Africa A team coach, Malibongwe Maketa has also joined the Proteas camp as extra cover to assist the team.

Proteas men’s England Tour to South Africa squad
Quinton de Kock (captain, Momentum Multiply Titans), Temba Bavuma (Imperial Lions), Junior Dala (Momentum Multiply Titans), Faf du Plessis (Momentum Multiply Titans), Bjorn Fortuin (Imperial Lions), Beuran Hendricks (Imperial Lions), Reeza Hendricks (Imperial Lions), Heinrich Klaasen (Momentum Multiply Titans), George Linde (Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras), Keshav Maharaj (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Janneman Malan (Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras), David Miller (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Lungi Ngidi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Anrich Nortje (Warriors), Andile Phehlukwayo (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Kagiso Rabada (Imperial Lions), Tabraiz Shamsi (Momentum Multiply Titans), Lutho Sipamla (Imperial Lions), Jon-Jon Smuts (Warriors), Glenton Stuurman (Warriors), Pite van Biljon (VKB Knights), Rassie van der Dussen (Imperial Lions), Kyle Verreynne (Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras).

England men’s Tour to South Africa

KFC T20 Series

Friday, 27 November at 18:00 SAST:

1st KFC T20I South Africa v England, Newlands, Cape Town

Sunday, 29 November at 14:30 SAST:

2nd KFC T20I South Africa v England, Boland Park, Paarl

Tuesday, 01 December at 18:00 SAST:

3rd KFC T20I South Africa v England, Newlands, Cape Town

Betway ODI Series

Friday, 04 December at 13:00 SAST:

1st Betway ODI (CWCSL) South Africa v England, Newlands, Cape Town

Sunday, 06 December at 10:00 SAST:

2nd Betway ODI (CWCSL): South Africa v England, Boland Park, Paarl

Wednesday, 09 December at 13:00 SAST:

3rd Betway ODI (CWCSL): South Africa v England, Newlands, Cape Town