Playing entire India series in Adelaide gets Australia’s Travis Head’s nod
By: Reuters | Melbourne |

Published: May 14, 2020 10:01:16 pm


Australia vice-captain Travis Head. (Source: Reuters)

Australia vice-captain Travis Head backed on Thursday the thought of enjoying the entire Test series towards India in a ‘bio-secure’ Adelaide Oval to make sure the profitable fixture goes forward later this 12 months.

Cricket Australia (CA) is banking closely on the series, reportedly value A$300 million ($195 million) in income, to assist it address a monetary disaster triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

The South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) has pitched Adelaide Oval as a Test hub for the series which could find yourself being performed behind closed doorways and at a single venue due to journey and different restrictions compelled by the pandemic.

Head stated his residence floor, the place an on-site resort was being constructed, might deal with the strain of internet hosting consecutive matches.

“If it comes down to that, I know that it will definitely be able to cope and withstand back-to-back Test matches,” stated the South Australia skipper.

“We’ve had cases the place there’ll be A-League video games, rugby league or live shows happening and… the (curator) has been in a position to put together a wicket and drop it in the center of the sq., day of the sport or two days out of the sport.

“And you wouldn’t even notice as a player.”

The Indian cricket board has stated the vacationers could be able to spend two weeks in quarantine in Australia if that helped the tour go forward as deliberate.

The groups are scheduled to play 4 Tests and three one-day internationals in December and January however efforts are on to squeeze in a fifth Test or a few further limited-overs matches.

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