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Hope brothers test positive for COVID

Hope brothers test positive for COVID
Brothers Kyle (left) and Shai Hope. (FILE)

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Brothers Shai and Kyle Hope tested positive for COVID-19 and were replaced in the Barbados Pride 15-man squad for the CG Insurance Super50 Cup to be played in Antigua & Barbuda from February 7 to 27.

According to a release from the Barbados Cricket Association, they will be “placed in isolation in accordance with Government of Barbados’ protocols”.

They were replaced by top order batsman Zachary McCaskie and wicketkeeper batsman Tevyn Walcott who will have to undergo the required testing and protocols.

The squad is set to leave on January 31.

Barbados Pride Squad: Jason Holder (captain), Joshua Bishop, Shamarh Brooks, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Dominic Drakes, Jonathan Drakes, Justin Greaves, Keon Harding, Chemar Holder,  Akeem Jordan, Nicholas Kirton, Zachary McCaskie, Ashley Nurse and Tevyn Walcott; Head Coach Dexter Toppin, Assistant Coach Corey Collymore, Manager Wendell Coppin, Physiotherapist Dr Jacqueline King, Strength & Conditioning Trainer Alexander Forde and Video Analyst Jamar Layne. (PR/SAT)