Skipper Kieron Pollard and the entire West Indian contingent, who were in quarantine after arriving in New Zealand, released third place and final round of the COVID-19 test on Wednesday. You will now travel to Auckland to play the first T20I on Friday.
« All members of the isolated West Indian team tested negative for COVID-19 in their most recent tests at their managed isolation facility, » said a statement from Cricket West Indies (CWI).
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“You will now be leaving the Christchurch facility and traveling to Auckland to continue preparations for the first T20 International on Friday. This includes the captain of the white ball, Kieron Pollard, who will lead the team in the opening game against the Black Caps in Eden Park on Friday evening ”, it continues.
The series begins with the opening of the T20I on Jan.. November in Auckland, followed by the second and third game on 29. and 30. November in Mount Maunganui. The T20I series is followed by two test games in Hamilton (3rd. -7. December) and Wellington (11. -15. December). .
While Pollard will lead the T20 team, Jason Holder will run the testing site.
« Test captain Jason Holder was also quarantined in Christchurch and will now travel to Queenstown to play in the four-day warm-up game against New Zealand A at the John Davies Oval, » said CWI.
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Most of the members of the West Indies squad had traveled from the United Arab Emirates after they were killed on Jan.. November had played in the Indian Premier League. Up to seven West Indian players, including T20I skipper Kieron Pollard, test captain Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran and Oshane Thomas, took part in the lucrative IPL.
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