The deadly corona virus outbreak is also increasing in South Australia. In such a situation, to protect the upcoming series against India from any danger, Cricket Australia (CA) has transferred the captain of the Test team, Tim Paine, the young batsman Marnus Labuschen, in great rhythm, to New South Wales (NSW).
According to the cricket website ‘Cricinfo’ report, CA interim chief executive Nick Hawkley said, “CA has taken an active initiative to bring many people associated with the sport from across the country in the last 24 hours to bring men’s home and There was no impact on the international program.
He said, “I would like to thank the players and staff for being ready to change the schedule of their journey so as to ensure the success of the sporting event in the upcoming summer (session)”. In addition to Penn and Labushen, Matthew Wade, Travis Head and Cameron Green are among the players who have been transferred to NSW.
Even after the Kovid-19 cases, the CA said that the first match of the Test series against India starting on 17 December will be played in Adelaide. Penn and some other players committed themselves to isolation after the epidemic in Adelaide escalated.
The CA said that all possible measures would be explored to conduct the upcoming series safely. According to the statement issued from CA, ‘Our Bio-security and Steering Team is monitoring the situation. They are working to keep players, coaches and team members safe.