The match was underway when it was revealed that a Northamptonshire player who had not traveled to Bristol with the squad had tested positive and had been contacted by other team members in the last 48 hours.
Gloucestershire’s match against Northamptonshire in the Bob Willis Trophy was abandoned on Sunday after a Northamptonshire player had tested positive for COVID-19, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Sunday.
The match was going on when it came to light that the player who went to Bristol with this squad had a positive experience, and other members of the team had been in touch with him for the last 48 hours.
An English domestic first-class match between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire has been abandoned after a positive test for COVID-19.
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The ECB said that “match officials canceled the match as a precautionary measure following a compromise between the two competing clubs due to a Cove 19 problem.” Gloucestershire was 66-6 at lunch when the match was called off.