Cricket is hoping for a positive outcome ... and negative results

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Cricket is hoping for a positive outcome ... and negative results

SA and England cricket teams will play and live in a strict bio-bubble during the upcoming series

Sports reporter

With SA’s first international cricketing experience in the Covid-19 era just more than a week away when they play against England, rugby’s recent positive tests have cut a long and unnecessary shadow.

Not that cricket has been squeaky clean. In the first round of the Four-Day Franchise Series, the Warriors had six players out because of positive Covid-19 tests and close contacts.

Cricket escaped in the second round, but rugby hasn’t been so lucky. Three Super Rugby Unlocked matches had to be called off because of cluster Covid-19 infections. The latest of these games was the highly-anticipated Sharks/Stormers game at Kings Park...

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