English county Derbyshire will curtail their pre-season tour to Zimbabwe and head home on Monday due to fears over the coronavirus. <p></p> <p></p>With the deadly pandemic causing chaos with the global sporting schedule, Derbyshire have elected to end their tour, although no one on their team has the virus at present. <p></p> <p></p>A statement on Derbyshire's official website said: "While no member of the touring group has shown any symptoms related to COVID-19, the health and safety of our players and staff remains of paramount importance and therefore the decision has been made to bring the group home at the earliest available opportunity." <p></p> <p></p>Derbyshire said they will closely monitor the situation surrounding the coronavirus outbreak and "continue to follow government guidelines in relation to all employees and visitors to the Pattonair County Ground". <p></p> <p></p>Derbyshire arrived in Zimbabwe earlier this week and beat a Select XI by 48 runs in their opening T20 match in Bulawayo on Saturday. <p></p> <p></p>Derbyshire's head of cricket Dave Houghton added: "While the decision to return was not an easy one to make, it is the correct one for all players and everyone associated with the club currently in Zimbabwe. <p></p> <p></p>"I would like to thank Zimbabwe Cricket for their hospitality and the local authorities for their guidance during the last few days. <p></p> <p></p>"We will continue our pre-season preparations back in Derby to give the squad the best possible opportunity to be match-ready for the coming season.