Australia vs New Zealand ODI, T20I series postponed
By: Sports Desk |

Updated: March 14, 2020 10:04:38 am


Australia beat New Zealand by 71 runs (Source: cricket.com.au Twitter)

In gentle of the newest developments, the continued ODI series between Australia and New Zealand have been postponed owing to coronavirus issues. The three-match T20I series between Australia and the Kiwis in New Zealand beginning March 24 has additionally been postponed.

With the New Zealand Government tightening their border restrictions within the wake of the COVID-19 international pandemic, the Black Caps fly residence instantly. New Zealand is implementing a compulsory 14-day self-isolation interval for these coming into the nation from Australia from Sunday, which leaves the guests solely a day to make preparations of flying nearly all of their squad residence by Saturday night.

While Australia received the first ODI in an empty stadium, the remaining two Chappell-Hadlee matches, scheduled for Sunday in Sydney and Hobart on Friday, have been referred to as off.

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New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson has already been quarantined after complaining of a sore throat within the wake of the one-day worldwide towards Australia on Friday. New Zealand Cricket stated Ferguson had been positioned in isolation on the group lodge for the following 24 hours in accordance with beneficial well being protocols.

Australia crushed New Zealand by 71 runs within the first in the future worldwide at an empty Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. After New Zealand earlier stored the house aspect to 258 for seven, the Australian bowling assault dominated the Kiwi batsmen to dismiss the guests for 187 within the 41st over.

Cricket Australia barred spectators from the match in response to the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in the unusual sight of gamers acknowledging milestones to empty grandstands.

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