England’s white-ball series against arch-rivals Australia has reportedly been pushed again to September attributable to coronavirus pandemic that has gripped your complete world. So far, greater than 2.four million individuals have been contaminated with the virus whereas in extra of 1.7 lakh people have misplaced their lives worldwide.
According to a report in The Daily Mail, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) concluded that their white-ball series in July gained’t be possible in such situations and requested their Australian counterparts to postpone it by not less than two months.
England are scheduled to play thee T20Is and three ODIs against Australia from July 3-16. If the change in dates do happen, then England will lock horns against Australia straight after the series against Pakistan, which is at the moment schedule to finish on September 2.
“ECB have put forward new dates to Cricket Australia in a bid to be able to stage those six matches in front of crowds” the report said.
Cricket Australia (CA) are reportedly in settlement with the change in dates as each the boards look to stage the blockbuster series in entrance of packed stands moderately than empty stadiums.
Professional cricket actions in England stay suspended till May 28 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.