Cricket Australia (CA) has said that it is making sure that the first Test match between India and Australia will be played in Adelaide despite the second wave of Corona virus, the first day-night Test between the two teams Will happen. According to the report by Cricbuzz, Corona cases in Adelaide have suddenly started to rise and this is also threatening the first Test match starting on 17 December, but CA has made it clear that they are still between the two teams The historic day and night is being prepared for the Test match and it is moving in the right direction.
Second wave of Corona in Cricket Australia
Due to increasing cases of corona in Adelaide, some other states have had to declare it an epidemic hotspot. Adelaide has seen a sudden increase in corona cases. Here on Monday, Corona cases have increased from four to 18. The governments of Western Australia, Tasmania and The Northern Territory have decided to close their borders. At the same time, Queensland has made a two-week quarantine rule for people coming from Adelaide.
This rule means that all players in Western Australia who take part in the Marsh Sheffield Shield match played in Adelaide will have to be kept in self isolation for two weeks. This means that Australia’s Test captain Penn and wicketkeeper batsman Matthew Wade and the rest of the Tasmania team will also have to go into isolation.
The Indian team is currently in Australia and is taking out a two-week quarantine period. This is the fifth day of the team’s quarantine, it will end a day before the first ODI on November 27. However, the good thing is that New South Wales and Victoria have decided to keep their borders open. Gladi Berejikilian, head of New South Wales, has already said that we all need to live with the virus and there is no hope that there will be any change in this matter.
As far as the schedule of the Test series is concerned, Victoria has already said that there will be no restriction on people coming from Adelaide, which will be a great relief. This means that after the end of the Adelaide Test, players and stockholders in the series can travel to Melbourne without any hindrance.