Swine Flu forces India to cancel practice match

Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 16:59 [IST]
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Swine Flu cancels India's practice match

Trinidad: The warm-match of Indian team ahead of four-match ODI series in West Indies has been cancelled due to Swine flu outbreak in Trinidad and Tobago.

The Indian team has been advised to remain in the hotel to avoid any infection as a precautionary measure.

The Trinidad Health Ministry informed that the match was called off as a measure of preventing spread of influenza A (H1N1) virus.

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However, no Indian won't play any of the four One-dayers in the Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago.

India will play two matches in Jamaica and St. Lucia with the series getting underway on June 26.

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Earlier on Sunday, the first ever Caribbean Games to be held in Trinidad and Tobago, slated for July, was cancelled due to the outbreak of swine flu.


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