Covid-19 impression: Australia postpone August ODI series vs Zimbabwe


Australia had been scheduled to start their house season with a 3-match ODI series in opposition to Zimbabwe in August.

Australia’s ODI series vs Zimbabwe postponed (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Australia had been scheduled to play Zimbabwe in a 3-ODI series in August
  • Australia, Zimbabwe conform to postpone ODI series: Cricket Australia
  • CA mentioned it’s dedicated to enjoying the series on ‘various dates’

Australia and Zimbabwe have agreed to postpone three one-day internationals in August due to the issue of placing on the series whereas the brand new coronavirus pandemic continues, Cricket Australia (CA) mentioned on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe had been because of play the primary match at a venue but to be decided within the far north of Australia on Aug. 9 with an additional conflict three days later and a ultimate fixture in Townsville on Aug. 15.

CA mentioned in a press release that the choice was mutually agreed and that they remained dedicated to enjoying the series on “alternative dates”.

“While we are disappointed to postpone the series, CA and (Zimbabwe Cricket) agree that in the best interest of players, match officials, volunteers as well as our fans, this is the most practical and sensible decision,” mentioned CA’s Nick Hockley.

Australia final performed a world match on March 13, once they beat New Zealand behind closed doorways on the Sydney Cricket Ground simply earlier than the novel coronavirus outbreak pressured the shutdown of all sport.

England’s director of cricket Ashley Giles mentioned final week that he was “quietly confident” Australia would conform to play a one-day series in Britain in September.

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