India vs England: On Friday, England was poised to play India in the last Test match of the five-match series.
The match, however, was cancelled due to rising Covid-19 fears among both teams’ camps.
Since India’s assistant physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar tested positive for COVID-19, the commencement of the match has been a source of speculation.
One day before the match, the entire Indian team returned with negative Covid-19 testing.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) stated more than two hours before the start of the fifth Test at Old Trafford that, after consulting with the BCCI, they have decided to cancel the match.
The cricket fans who were eager to watch the exciting series decider between India and England, which India lead 2-1, had a swift meltdown of emotions on Twitter as a result of this statement.
Take a look at some of the most interesting reactions following the cancellation of the match.
“So England v India TEST is CANCELLED due to Covid!!!! WOW!!!! Wow!!! Does it mean with 9 days till CSK v MI in Dubai, NO player from each team that’s in the UK will be available if they now have 10 days of quarantining in UK?” – tweeted Kevin Peterson
“This is such a shame – as it’s been a wonderful series !”- Shane Warne.
“India have let English Cricket down !!! But England did let South African Cricket down !!!” – Michael Vaughan
“The Ravi Shastri book launch is going to get a fair bit of scrutiny I think. On the one hand, idiotic for players & staff to mingle w public w/o any precautions. But on the other, there wasn’t a strict biosecure environment. No rules strictly broken.” – Isabelle westbury
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