The first ODI between the Proteas and England has been postponed until Sunday after a Proteas player tested positive for Covid-19.
Cricket South Africa released a statement on Friday, hours before the game between the two sides were due to get under way.
The organisation confirmed that the decision was taken in light of a positive result from the last round of scheduled testing on Thursday.
‘In the interests of the safety and well-being of both teams, match officials and all involved in the match, the Acting CEO of CSA, Kugandrie Govender as well as the CEO of the ECB, Tom Harrison, have agreed to postpone the first fixture to Sunday,’ read the statement.
The first ODI has now been moved to Sunday with the second clash scheduled for Monday in Cape Town.
The amended tour dates are as follows:
Sunday, 06 December 2020 – 1st Betway ODI, Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl (Day Match)
Monday, 07 December 2020 – 2nd Betway ODI, Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town (Day-night Match)
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 – 3rd Betway ODI, Six Gun Grill Newlands, Cape Town (Day-night Match)