India Vs South Africa 2021: Central Government Focus on South Africa Tour .. What did you say to BCCI? | India Vs South Africa 2021: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Asks BCCI to consult government before sending Team India to south africa

Indian Cricket Team: The Indian team is scheduled to tour South Africa next month. The Test, ODI and T20 series between the two teams will be played from December 17.

India Vs South Africa 2021: Central Government Focus on South Africa Tour .. What did you say to BCCI?


Indian Cricket Team: Blue clouds loom over Indian team’s tour of South Africa. The corona virus is spreading in South Africa with a new variant. Due to this various sports programs in that country are being postponed. Many European countries have also banned flights from South Africa. At the same time, the Indian government has not yet made a big decision regarding flights. However, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur made a big announcement regarding Team India’s tour of South Africa. Thakur said the Board of Control for Cricket in India should consult the central government before sending Team India to South Africa. Team India is scheduled to tour South Africa next month for the Test, ODI and T20 series.

The fourth wave of corona is raging in South Africa. In this wave came a new form of the virus. The World Health Organization named it ‘Omicron’. Described it as a major threat. Due to this it seems unlikely that any sporting events will take place in South Africa. The International Hockey Federation has postponed the Junior Women’s World Cup to be held there. Meanwhile, the ODI series between South Africa and the Netherlands has been postponed.

Before sending the Indian team ..
The Indian team, currently playing a Test series against New Zealand on home soil, is scheduled to travel to South Africa on December 8-9. Is facing a crisis due to the latest situation. Though the Board of India has been waiting for some time to take a decision on this, former BCCI president and current Sports Minister Thakur has clarified the government’s stance. In Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh, Thakur spoke to ANI news agency and opened his mouth on the matter.

‘Not only the BCCI, every board should consult the government before sending their team to countries with new corona infections. It is not right to send a team to a country where there is such a threat. If the BCCI contacts us in this regard, we will look into it. ‘

BCCI has not yet taken any decision.
An Indian team was on a tour of South Africa before Team India left. The India-A team is in Bloomfontein to play a 4-day unofficial Test match against South Africa. The match between the two has already taken place here. Before sending Team India to South Africa, discussions will be held with the government there and a decision will be taken later. Matra has not yet recalled any Indian team currently touring there. No decision was made.

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