India vs Australia: Third India-Australia Test to go ahead in Sydney as planned – cricket

India vs Australia: Third India-Australia Test to go ahead in Sydney as planned – cricket

The third test match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy between India and Australia will be held at the Sydney Cricket Ground from January 7, 2021, and cricket Australian officials said the city of Covid-19 situation in Sydney is in place green light.

The serious outbreak and stringent restrictions of Covid-19 cases in Sydney have led CA officials to think two things about whether SCG is safe and accessible enough to continue as a place for third testing, but things are under control.

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Nick Hockley, Interim CEO of Cricket Australia, said, “Despite the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to say that Cricket Australia is on track to deliver the men’s international series as scheduled.

“We met regularly over the past week to assess the public health situation unfolding in Sydney and measure its impact on border restrictions across the country. So far, we have been able to have a safe and successful summer thanks to the detailed biosecurity protocols and the amazing work of the numerous great people behind them.”

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According to a report from Cricket Australia, Hockley added that it was the New South Wales government’s health advice and cooperation with the NSW and Queensland governments that made the decision possible. Hockey also informed that if a lockdown is taken after the exam, CA may request a special waiver for competition-related individuals to travel to Brisbane, which hosts the fourth and final exam in the series.

For this, we decided to keep the New Year’s test at SCG. SCG has a wonderful history of hosting the Pink Test and Jane McGrath Day on the third day of their recent match. We are confident that this match and the fourth test in Brisbane will be held in a safe and successful manner. So, we’re going to complete a great men’s international program this summer,” added Hockey.

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“We are very grateful to the Queensland Government for willing to work with us to deliver the series as planned in a way that prioritizes the safety and well-being of our athletes, officials, staff, and the wider community. In response to NSW’s public health situation and the demands of the Queensland government, CA will put in place appropriate biosecurity measures, and we thank all players, staff and broadcasters for cooperating to ensure that the match is played safely.”

The Sydney Cricket Ground has hosted the New Year’s’Pink Test’, a fundraising event for the McGrath Foundation, a charitable organization in the fight against breast cancer founded by former Australian Fast Bowler Glen in the past few years. McGrath loses his wife Jane due to illness. Last summer, SCG hosted its 12th Pink Test, raising over 1.2 million dollars. McGrath expressed happiness that Sydney was able to survive the test match.

“We are pleased that the Vodafone Pink Test will continue to run at SCG. This is home to the Pink Test, and the crowd spirit and support at SCG has been a big part of the Pink Test atmosphere over the past 12 years,” McGrath said in a statement.

“Going forward, we’ll be announcing our new and exciting digital initiative for the Pink Test this year, which means people can get involved whether they’re on the pitch or watching at home.”

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