This is extremely frustrating and painful: Brendan Taylor on the pandemic affecting the cricket in Zimbabwe
HARARE: The COVID-19 The pandemic has crossed the path of what was supposed to be, for a change, a fairly busy international calendar for Zimbabwe and first hitter Brendan taylor It has called it extremely frustrating and hurtful times.
They don't get to play as frequently as most of their Full Member counterparts do, but 2020 was supposed to be different for Zimbabwe with assignments against Ireland, Afghanistan, Australia, India and the Netherlands lined up.
They started the year with a series of home tests against Sri Lanka and followed it with a comprehensive tour of Bangladesh.
"Personally, this break is not doing us any favours," Taylor was quoted as saying by Zimbabwe an weekly 'The Standard'.
ifeellikeweareateamthatneedstoplaymorefrequently; We have always been hungry for Cricket. This year we had a complete schedule of international matches Cricket But that has been jeopardized by this pandemic. So these are extremely frustrating and hurtful times.
"But there are people out there losing their lives and their loved ones to this terrible virus, so at the end of the Cricket is not so important anymore, is it?"
He said that as athletes, his focus should now be on helping the least privileged sectors of society overcome the pandemic.
I think it is a time when, as gamers, we can be a little more proactive, creating GoFundMe pages trying to help the old, the homeless, and that is a big problem in our country, he said.
When this virus comes to an end, it will be good to support local businesses, restaurants and other areas that are in desperate need and that is where, as gamers, we are very lucky to be able to give something back.