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Australia vs India: Adelaide Test doubtful after strict lockdown measures in South Australia

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Indian workforce gamers in Sydney are additionally not allowed to fulfill in lodge.

Tim Paine and Virat Kohli
Tim Paine and Virat Kohli. (Photograph by Ryan Pierse/Getty Pictures)

Crew India is already in Australia coaching in Sydney forward of the three-match ODI sequence beginning on November 27. The 2 groups will likely be locking horns in three T20Is as nicely with the limited-overs matches set to be performed in Sydney and Canberra. The four-match Take a look at sequence will then start on December 17 in Adelaide which is at present underneath the scanner as a result of spike in COVID-19 circumstances in South Australia.

Cricket Australia (CA) has already taken steps to be sure that the sequence just isn’t underneath menace. The board airlifted its Take a look at-bound gamers together with the skipper Tim Paine from South Australia. Among the gamers are nonetheless in quarantine as nicely having getting back from the UAE after taking part in within the Indian Premier League. All of it started with as many as 18 new circumstances of COVID-19 being detected in South Australia on November 16 which rung the alarm bells.

Presently, there are 34 energetic circumstances within the state and to ensure the quantity is decreased, the federal government has enforced strict lockdown for six days ranging from November 18. Furthermore, CricTracker understands that the Adelaide will host the D/N Take a look at beginning on December 17 provided that the circumstances scale back within the state. If the variety of COVID circumstances come down, all of the lockdown measures will likely be lifted presumably a couple of days earlier than the primary Take a look at.

Indian gamers in Sydney not allowed to fulfill in Lodge

In the meantime, workforce India is coaching on the SCG throughout their quarantine interval however the gamers have been restricted to not meet one another in lodge in any respect. There may be nothing a lot to fret for folks in Sydney as of now with no native COVID-19 circumstances. In the intervening time, there are 5 abroad circumstances if the info till November 18 is taken into account. The officers are solely taking precaution with respect to proscribing gamers from assembly within the lodge.

The Indian workforce is at present staying on the Sydney Olympic Park beside the lodge the place the gamers from the Girls’s Massive Bash League (WBBL) are positioned. Apparently, Drummoyne Oval in Sydney and SCG will even see the guests taking part in two follow video games forward of the Take a look at sequence. Presently, the one concern for CA could be the circumstances in South Australia and they are going to be hoping for the state of affairs to enhance for the D/N Take a look at in Adelaide to go forward.

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