Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Ireland have agreed that third one day international (ODI) between Ireland and The United Arab Emirates will be suspended, with discussions ongoing about rescheduling of suspended matches. While no new cases have been reported, the suspension of tomorrow’s game is in line with UAE Department of Health directives.
The Emirates Cricket Board Statement said:
“Emirates Cricket Board confirms that tomorrow’s match in the Abu Dhabi ODI Series 2021 against Ireland has been suspended. Although no new positive cases have been returned the decision, supported by Cricket Ireland, was made due to the UAE team remaining in quarantine as directed by authorities on January 11th. As previously communicated discussions continue regarding rescheduling matches.”
New dates of the matches yet not announced or updated by any of the cricket board (Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Ireland), after this series, Ireland also play with Afghanistan cricket team for three ODI’s, which already rescheduled, if series against the United Arab Emirates not complete before Afghanistan series then they have three options left, whether they will suspend the series, or they will play on later dates (after Afghanistan series), or they reschedule series against Afghanistan, whatever the decision made by the three board, we will keep you updated.