County cricket: Gloucs v Northants abandoned after positive Covid test – live!

3.58pm BST

Not yet clear how this will affect the remaining T20 blast matches – Northants and Gloucestershire, the top two teams in the Central Group, were due to meet on Friday at Wantage Road. The ECB say this will be worked out in the next 24 hours.

3.47pm BST

A member of the Northants playing squad, not in Bristol, has tested positive for Covid 19 after feeling unwell. Statement from Gloucestershire CCC:

In the interests of player welfare, it has been agreed between Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire and the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) that the Bob Willis Trophy match, currently being played at the Bristol County Ground, has been abandoned.

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