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There have been additionally studies of de Villiers coming again to the fold for the 2019 World Cup, however that didn’t occur ultimately. “AB was in discussions before Covid, he is always in discussions when he is playing good cricket, to be honest with you,” Boucher mentioned. “Going forward I haven’t had a discussion with him at all, he has been playing in the IPL. He had a very good IPL too.”
He scored 454 runs for RCB this yr, and was probably the most constant batsmen for the staff as soon as once more. But regardless of that, his staff might solely end on the fourth spot within the match.
Earlier, an unnamed South African participant examined optimistic for Covid-19 when the South Africans assembled Wednesday. He and two others, with whom the contaminated participant had shut contact, have been separated from the remainder of the squad and can keep in isolation whereas being monitored by the staff’s medical employees.
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According to a press release from Cricket South Africa, all three have been asymptomatic. Boucher mentioned he sympathised with the affected gamers. “Sitting alone in a room for six or seven days is very tough,” mentioned Boucher, including that he had been lucky to have had a gentle dose of the illness. “I didn’t even know I had it,” he mentioned. “I felt a little down for one or two days. I had been throwing down to some players in the nets and felt some aches and pains.”