Indian cricket team first international assignment in Australia since the Covid-19 outbreak

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Virat Kohli led team India has reached Sydney, Australia to play three ODI, three T20I, and four test matches. The team will be in quarantine for the next 14 days before the first one day international in Sydney on 27 November. According to the Indian cricket team management, Indian players will be allowed to do practice sessions during the quarantine period.

Sources also informed that during the India tour of Australia crowd will also be allowed during the match, which is good news for the cricket fans, because of the coronavirus lockdown we have not seen any fans in the ground during the series of England and West Indies, England and Pakistan and also in the Indian Premier League.

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli will be missing the last three test matches of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy as Captain Kohli is expecting his first child with his wife Anushka Sharma in January 2021. Virat will be on paternity leave and he would not be available with the team after the first match which will be played from 17 December, in Adelaide.

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The test series in Australia is going to be the most important for Indian, India has registered a test series win in the last tour of Australia, however, David Warner and Steven Smith will be available for their team and this time it’s not going to be easy for team India to retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

Australian coach Justin Langer said that he has full respect for Virat’s decision to go on paternity leave, as it is the most important and great thing once will ever do, Langer also said that Virat is a human being, and I respect his decision. BCCI has also confirmed Virat’s return after India’s first-ever overseas day-night test match.

Indian cricketers has reached in Australia and BCCI has shared pictures of the players with their family. Indian team flown from Dubai to Sydney after thr IPL.


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