CM – Chase, Cotrell, Mayers test positive for COVID-19 from the T20 series in Pakistan

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In addition to the trio, a non-coaching member of touring team management also tested positive, Cricket West Indies said in a statement.

Published: December 12, 2021 12:47 pm |

Last updated: December 12, 2021 12:47 p.m.

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Nicholas Pooran (R) of West Indies and his teammate Roston Chase run between wickets during the T20 toilet game against West Indies at Sharjah Cricket Stadium in Sharjah on October 29, 2021. (Photo | AFP)

KARACHI: Left pacemaker Sheldon Cotrell and all-rounders Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers have been banned from the upcoming T20I series against Pakistan after they found positive for COVID when they arrived in Karachi on December 9 19 were tested.

In addition to the trio, a non-trainer member of touring team management also tested positive, Cricket West Indies said in a statement.

All four positively vaccinated and asymptomatic individuals are now being tested for Self-isolating for 10 days and then retested.

« These were confirmed while the players and staff were still in the room isolation. So despite this significant setback in our prep plans, we are confident that the tour can continue as everyone else has returned negative PCRs before arriving in Pakistan and two negative PCRs since they were in Karachi, « said Johnny Grave, CEO of CWI.

« The risk of COVID-19 infection cannot be completely excluded from a cricket tour, although many of our players have lived in bio-safe bubbles almost continuously since the CPL.

 » This unusual loss of three players Our squad will seriously affect our team preparation, but the rest of the squad is in a good mood. « 

All four people are now under the care of team doctor Dr. Akshai Mansingh.

The three-game T20I series between West Indies and Pakistan starts here at the National Stadium on Monday.

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