Three Momentum Proteas Women’s team players and staff members tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the National High-Performance squad’s training camp set to start on Monday, 27 July 2020.

Cricket South Africa confirmed the positive tests on Friday and revealed that the individuals will self-isolate for a period of 10 days and will take no part in the training camp.

According to the media release, “They have nil to mild symptoms as our medical team continue to closely monitor them in accordance with CSA’s COVID-19 Steering Committee protocols to ensure their well-being. The players’ return to train and play program will be guided by the CSA Medical Committee’s protocols.”

Those who tested negative will convene in Pretoria on Sunday for a week-long skills-based training camp before returning to their respective provinces for individual training from 3 – 14 August.

The squad and support staff will undergo a second round of testing in preparation for the second training camp, which gets underway from 16 – 27 August, ahead of the proposed tour of England in September.

 

Training Schedule:

First Training Camp:

Date: 26 – 31 July

Venue: High Performance Centre, Pretoria

Individual training

Date: 3 – 14 August

Venue: Nationwide at respective provinces

Second Training Camp:

Date: 16 – 27 August

Venue: High Performance Centre, Pretoria

 

 

Photo 1 Caption: Three Momentum Proteas Women’s team players and staff members tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the National High-Performance squad’s training camp set to start on Monday, 27 July 2020. Photo: CSA

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