The second Sheffield Shield match of the 2021-22 season highlighting Queensland and Tasmania has been canceled only minutes before it was planned to start on Tuesday (September 28). The choice to defer the game was taken after four new Covid-19 positive cases arose in Queensland.
At first, Queensland Cricket expressed that the game could start the next day subject to general ailments yet Cricket Australia later affirmed that the conflict will be played later. The two groups are additionally planned to confront each other in a One-Day Cup installation on Sunday (October 3) and right now, it isn’t clear if the apparatus could go on.
“The (Shield) match will be rescheduled to another date later in the season, following the Tasmanian group’s choice to fly home today,” CA said in an assertion. “Further updates in regards to the booked Marsh One-Day Cup match between the different sides, due to be played this Sunday, October 3, will be given at the appointed time.”
Cricket Tasmania later affirmed that the game might have still occurred regardless of the new cases yet they took on a wellbeing first methodology. “Cricket Tasmania has settled on the choice to return their Tasmanian Tigers Marsh Sheffield Shield and One-Day crews to Tasmania today,” they said in an assertion.
“This isn’t a choice that was trifled with. While the circumstance in Queensland hasn’t kept the match from beginning today, a wary and considered methodology is being taken and it is our solid assessment that we are better having our players and staff home as we fabricate a superior comprehension of the current scene. We anticipate playing the Queensland Bulls at the primary chance.”