New Zealand’s white Ball series against Australia postponed

The kiwi’s tour of Australia is postponed after the announcement from both the cricket boards.

New Zealand’s white-ball series tour of Australia has been postponed till further announcements due to the chances of the rules not allowing the visitors to be able to return home due to the COVID-19 protocols, the cricket board of both the countries took a decision on Wednesday.

The tour was scheduled for 24 January to 9th of February which comprised of three ODI’s in Hobart, Perth, and Sydney and sole Twenty20 match in Canberra.

Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket said they were discussing when could these fixtures be rearranged and completed in this calendar year.

Due to the new Omicron variant, the New Zealand government made it mandatory for all incoming travelers for a self-isolation period of 10 days. (NZC) Chief Executive David White said.

New Zealand Cricket and Cricket Australia had one proposal to extend the tour and to push out the date on which the visitors could return to New Zealand in the hope that might be more viable for the government.

CA and NZC are continuing the discussion over when the postponed matches will be played. Cricket Australia said the supporters who had purchased the tickets will have a refund and will also Confirm the Schedule for the men’s team T20 internationals tour against Sri Lanka next month as soon as possible.

Due to the new COVID-19  variants, the government across the globe needs to make changes to policies regarding international travel which is proving to be a difficult task for the Cricket Boards across to make decisions for their tours which are lined up in the calendar year.

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