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India vs England 5th Test cancelled: How did the ex-cricketers react

India vs England fifth Check cancelled: How did the ex-cricketers react | Cricket Information

New Delhi: The cancellation of the fifth and closing Check between India and England in Manchester on account of fears of extra COVID-19 circumstances within the guests’ camp was on Friday described as “absolute disgrace” and anticlimax to a “fantastic sequence”. A lot of them, nevertheless, refused to level fingers on India, who have been main the sequence 2-1, reminding that England had completed the identical in South Africa.
The Check was cancelled simply a few hours earlier than the toss after India have been left on tenterhooks following physio Yogesh Parmar’s optimistic COVID-19 take a look at that led to considerations that the an infection might unfold in the course of the match.
“That is such a disgrace – as it has been an exquisite sequence!,” Australian spin legend Shane Warne wrote on his Twitter deal with on the cancellation of the Outdated Trafford Check. 
That is such a disgrace – because it’s been an exquisite sequence ! https://t.co/tPPrAJXCoT
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) September 10, 2021
England batting nice Kevin Pietersen mentioned there shouldn’t be fingers pointed on the Indians for deciding to not play the Check. “England left the tour of SA for Covid scares & value CSA loads, so do not go pointing fingers!,” he tweeted. “Simply keep in mind what I mentioned about the place Check Cricket can be at in 2026?”
England left the tour of SA for Covid scares & value CSA loads, so don’t go pointing fingers! 
— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) September 10, 2021
Former England captain Michael Vaughan tweeted: “India have let English Cricket down!!! However England did let South African Cricket down!!!”
India have let English Cricket down !!! However England did let South African Cricket down !!!
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) September 10, 2021
One other former England captain Nasser Hussain mentioned after each side and the sport of cricket went via this summer time, it might have been good to complete the sequence off. “The bubble time they’ve completed and every little thing that has been completed to get this sequence on, it is an actual disgrace that it has to finish on such a low be aware,” he mentioned on Sky Sports activities.
Former England batsman Mark Butcher mentioned the restart of Indian Premier League within the UAE on September 19 could possibly be one of many causes for the cancellation of the Check. “The IPL restarts within the UAE on September 19 and any additional postponement of the Check pushed the Indian gamers past the beginning of the competitors (IPL),” he mentioned on Sky Sports activities.
“Additionally, ought to any of the Indian gamers take a look at optimistic within the meantime, they might haver to additional quarantine one other 10 days within the UK earlier than they can depart,” he added. “There could possibly be a number of causes however it’s absolute disgrace that the sequence has not been performed out the way in which it was meant to.”
He mentioned it has been an incredible sequence and India had been a implausible workforce, giving England the true run for his or her cash in house circumstances. “We had an inkling final evening that there could possibly be a problem, there was discuss of postponement of the Check match which in fact would have prompted as many issues as it may remedy.”
Royal Challengers Bangalore, which is captained by India skipper Virat Kohli, mentioned the precise resolution has been taken. “Well being and security of everybody concerned is paramount and the precise name has been made. We hope and pray that everyone is protected,” the RCB tweeted. 
The Fifth #ENGvIND Check has been canceled on account of considerations over rising COVID circumstances within the Indian Camp.
Well being and security of everybody concerned is paramount and the precise name has been made. We hope and pray that everyone is protected. #PlayBold #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/FRGiBlGUwB
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) September 10, 2021
One other IPL aspect Punjab Kings described the event as “unhappy information”.
Mad occasions however I suppose we’re ready for every little thing within the present local weather. Some questions – what occurs to the factors/how does the sequence finish? If not forfeited? Will there be an opportunity to finish it one other time? #ENGvIND
— Isa Guha (@isaguha) September 10, 2021
Former England lady participant Isa Guha tweeted: “Mad occasions … Some questions – what occurs to the factors/how does the sequence finish? If not forfeited? Will there be an opportunity to finish it one other time?” 

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