Zimbabwe Cricket canceled the 2019-20 national season due to COVID-19

HARARE (Zimbabwe): The Zimbabwe Cricket On Monday, it canceled its 2019-20 national season without being declared winners due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This means first-class competition, the Logan Cup , and the List A contest, the Pro50 Championship, have been canceled.

Cricket in Zimbabwe has been suspended since March 18, and the country has been closed since March 30. The order to stay home was due to end on May 3, but was extended for another two weeks, ESPNcricinfo reported.

At the time that Cricket He was stopped, Eagles was at the top of the world class points table, five ahead of Mountaineers, while Tuskers led the tournament of more than 50, with Mountaineers in second place. Each team was required to play eight first-class matches and eight List A matches and at the time of the suspension, the teams had not played the same number of matches.

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We were looking forward to the conclusion of our season, but seeing what is happening in our country and in other parts of the world, we realized that it was not realistic for us to expect our competitions to resume soon, he added. Hamilton Masakadza , ZC director of Cricket said.

ZC therefore decided to cancel the 2019/20 season with immediate effect and we will not declare a winner or award any of the trophies as the teams had not played an equal number of games when the season was shortened, he added.

Zimbabwe previously postponed the local series against Ireland, which included three T20Is, followed by the highest amount of ODI. This tour would have been Ireland's first to play in Zimbabwe since the successful qualification campaign for the 2018 World Cup.