The year 2020 had completely succumbed to the corona virus. People were forced to live in closed rooms. Millions of people got affected by it. In India, about five lakh people died due to this unknown disease and more than 52 lakh people have lost their lives worldwide. Just as life had started going on in a normal way, now a new variant of Corona has been found in South Africa.
Team India has to go to South Africa in December
After this new variant, the South African government has gone on high-alert. Strict covid screening of passengers coming from outside is being done. In such a situation, Team India’s upcoming tour of South Africa is also seen in danger. The UK government then banned flights from South Africa and five other southern African countries. Not only this, anyone who has recently come from those countries will also have to undergo a test related to Kovid-19.
India A team under the shadow of Corona!
Team India has to play a series of three Tests, three ODIs and four T20 matches in South Africa, starting this tour on 17 December. By the way, India’s A team has already gone there before the senior team. Where he has to play three practice matches in four days. Many players selected in the senior team have got a place in the India A team so that he can be aware of the conditions.
South African tour full schedule
|17 December – 21 December||1st Test, Johannesburg||1:30 PM|
|26 December – 30 December||Second Test, Centurion||1:30 PM|
|January 3 – January 7||3rd Test, Cape Town||1:30 PM|
Full schedule of ODI series
|January 11||1st ODI, Paarl||2:00 PM|
|14 January||2nd ODI, Cape Town||2:00 PM|
|16 January||3rd ODI, Cape Town||2:00 PM|
T20 series schedule
|January 19||1st T20, Cape Town||7:30 PM|
|January 21||2nd T20, Cape Town||7:30 PM|
|23 January||3rd T20, Paarl||7:30 PM|
|25 January||4th T20, Paarl||7:30 PM|
is extremely dangerous New variant of Kovid-19
Scientists say that this variant is spreading rapidly among youth in Gauteng, South Africa’s most populous province. Cases have increased significantly in the last four-five days due to the appearance of the new form. The new variant, identified as B.1.1529, has also been found in travelers from South Africa to Botswana and Hong Kong.