The upcoming match between Ireland and West Indies has been postponed as they are facing a tough situation with their players’ health. The COVID-19 issues affecting many players this year are the same as last, and the bad thing is that players don’t have any options to take a leave until they are in the problems. They have to play no matter how COVID or other viral things affect their bodies. Players are very hard-working as they think first about their country’s match and then about their health.
McBrine and Mark Adair, players of the Ireland team, were returning home with their injuries and suffering from a lot of pain in their bones. They are incapable of playing in the match against the West Indies. And also three positive cases of covid -19 announces by its Ireland team due to which Board of Directors of crickets get force to postponed the tournament based on other participants health because its covid-19 no idea how much does it affect to the human body.
As per the latest reports it is found that the three strong players of Ireland are dealing with covid- 19 crises; firstly the very bad news is the lifeline of Ireland team the captain Andy Balbirnie has positive case, next is smooth Wicket Keeper & Batter Lorcan Tucker along with the smart mentor as well coach David Ripley all three are at strong position in cricket are now facing with Covid-19.
And recently Simi Singh and Ben White went out from the ODI match which was on Saturday due to covid-19 positive. There Balbirne and Tucker played head on head match against West Indies and Won by 24 runs.
McBrine was facing with minor symptoms of concession and Mark Adair has foot injury which was being monitarised by medical staff and he will soon recover but will play that is not confirmed currently both players have got the orders to do rest.
Now government of cricket of Jamaican has decided to provide medical guidelines to each players to check their health as they are fit and fine and free from any infection of covid-19 by testing regularly RT-PCR so that no more covid-crises rise in the surrounding of player before any match. They just want to make things under their control.
The final decision will take place when the Ireland Caribbean tour hopefully starts within 2 days. CWI and CI are discussing reviewing the match based on the upcoming tournament should be completed on time without any delay.