With the long run turning into unsure due to the outbreak of coronavirus, Cricket Australia Chief Govt Officer Kevin Roberts has rated the probabilities of India touring Australia later this yr. He mentioned there’s a 9 out of ten likelihood of India touring to play the four-match Take a look at collection Down Below.
Cricket Australia (CA) is at the moment underneath monetary stress, and the bulk of CA workers needed to face pay cuts. It’s to be seen the Australian board can be having a lack of AUD 300 million if the Males in Blue don’t tour Australia. So, Roberts is constructive about India’s tour, which might be vital to spice up their monetary situation.
“I suppose there’s no such factor as certainty in right this moment’s world so I can’t say 10 (out of 10), however I’m going to say 9 out of 10,” Roberts advised Information Corp.
“With the variable being, who would know whether or not we will have crowds … I’d be actually stunned if we will’t get the Indian tour away.
“However I wouldn’t, hand on coronary heart recommend we’ll have full crowds from the beginning. We’ll simply should see how that goes,” the under-pressure chief govt mentioned.
Australia can tour England: Kevin Roberts
Kevin Roberts is keen to ship the workforce to tour England, however he didn’t need to compromise the well being of the gamers. He would wait and watch on how England execute Pakistan and West Indies tour by way of well being security measures. And solely after which, he would take any resolution.
“I feel there’s some likelihood we might ship a workforce over,” Roberts mentioned.
“Clearly we received’t jeopardise the security of the gamers, however the most effective take a look at of that’s that the West Indian and Pakistan excursions of England earlier than we’re on account of tour. We hope they go off with out a hitch,” Roberts mentioned.
The T20 World Cup 2020 in Australia is underneath dilemma due to the continuing coronavirus outbreak. The mega occasion is prone to postpone for subsequent yr.