New Delhi. The Manchester Test between India and England was canceled on Friday. In fact, after Team India’s head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun, assistant physio were also found to be Kovid-19 positive on Wednesday, after which the decision was taken to cancel this test. There was also a fear of spreading corona infection during this match, due to which the match was canceled two hours before the toss. However, due to the cancellation of this match, there is no loss to Team India in the WTC Points Table.
India is still number 1 in the WTC Points Table and still has 26 points in its account. Also, his marks percentage remains 54.17 percent. Talking about the WTC Points Table, India has played 5 matches out of which it has won 2, drawn one and lost in one. There one match has been inconclusive. Let us tell you that there is no loss for India due to the cancellation of Manchester Test. The reason for this is that the ICC uses a points percentage system based on the points achieved in the matches played, so canceled matches do not affect any team in terms of points.
Manchester Test could happen next year!
By the way, the Manchester Test between India and England can be held next year. According to sources, Team India has to tour England next year in which it will play a series of 3 T20 and 3 ODI matches. At the same time, Manchester Test can also be organized, although it has not been confirmed yet. Let us tell you that the fifth and final Test match between India and England was canceled on Friday as the visiting country was ‘unable to land its team’ due to concerns related to Kovid-19.
The ECB said in the statement, ‘India is unable to field its team due to the possibility of further increasing cases of Kovid in the Indian camp.’ It is learned that captain Virat Kohli and other players did not want to play in the match. The officials of the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI) also could not convince him to play the match. The Board of Cricket in India (BCCI) also issued a statement expressing hope that the match could be held at a later time.
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BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said, “In view of the strong relationship between the BCCI and the ECB, the BCCI has offered to the ECB to reschedule the canceled Test match. Both the boards will work towards re-organizing this Test match. The isolation associated with Kovid means that players are unable to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches starting from 19 September. (with language input)
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