U-19 World Cup 2022: ICC announced bio-security protocols for tournament;

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U-19 World Cup 2022: ICC announced bio-security protocols for tournament;

U-19 World Cup 2022: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the bio security protocols. It will take place in the Under 19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022 in the West Indies.
The ICC’s top concern is the health and safety of all participants as well as the communities in the West Indies. In order to establish a safe environment from both a physical and psychological standpoint. With the welfare of all participants being the most important consideration.

In collaboration with participating Members and host nation governments. The ICC established a Bio safety Scientific Advisory Group led by an independent chair. The Bio safety Advisory Group will oversee any biosafety problems throughout the event. It will convene on a regular basis to ensure that any COVID-19-related issues. It addressed appropriately with independent expert scientific and medical advice.

ICC Head of Integrity, Alex Marshall said

“The ICC has established a comprehensive and proportionate bio-safety plan for the U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022. In conjunction with CWI and the host country governments in line with global sports body best practice.”

“We want the focus to be on the cricket, and we want to make sure it’s played in a safe environment. The players can enjoy what will be their first World Cup experience for the majority of them.”

“With regular testing of all participants, we fully expect a number of positive tests. It will be managed according to our bio-safety plan and under the guidance of BSAG.”

“The positive PCR test result within a team does not automatically result in the postponement or cancellation. If it is safe & possible, the main concept is to keep playing with adequate mitigation. Thank you to our hosts and teams for their dedication to a safe World Cup.”

Teams, Broadcasters and Match Officials have completed quarantine upon arrival in the Caribbean.

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