Zimbabwe Vs Afghanistan five-day T20 series has been called off, amid increasing & worsening situation of Covid-19. The tournament was to be held in August. Zimbabwe Cricket have official called it off now!
The board had earlier applied to the federal government for the wavier to proceed with the tour with controlled & proper safety measures. But amid the increasing cases of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe, the Sports and Recreation Commission have advised to call off the tour as of now!
@ZimCricketv has called off the five-match T20I series against @ACBofficials scheduled to be played in Harare this August after the Government advised the country was not ready as yet to host visiting teams amid a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases #ZIMvAFG | #BowlOutCovid19 pic.twitter.com/wXga8QXh1m— Zimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) August 8, 2020
India was also due for three-ODI's in August, but has been called off due the very same reason!! Zimbabwe last played ODI & T20 series against Bangladesh earlier this year, whereas Afghanistan played three-match T20series against Ireland earlier this year!
Amid increasing in cases of Corona virus globally, various other tours have been called off! But recently BCCI announced the upcoming event of IPL to be held in UAE from September 19 to November.