Cricket Australia is mulling the choice of moving the Boxing Day Test from the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) within the wake of a spike in COVID-19 instances within the state of Victoria.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Adelaide has emerged as a possible host.
The report says that CA chairman Earl Eddings has referred to as for a uncommon convening of the nationwide cricket cupboard subsequent week to speak about how the sport’s $300 million season will go forward.
A senior cricket official instructed The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age that there is no such thing as a means the present schedule can go forward as deliberate with the present state border restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier, Cricket Australia had mentioned that the present schedule is topic to vary and there are many choices being thought of, together with the usage of hubs for the Tests towards India and the Big Bash.
Last month, it had mentioned it’s working in direction of making ready Adelaide Oval in such a means that Australia and India cricketers get the most effective coaching services through the quarantine interval earlier than the Border-Gavaskar Trophy scheduled to be performed later this yr.
The 4 Tests of the much-anticipated sequence are presently scheduled to be held at Gabba, Adelaide Oval, MCG and the SCG respectively beginning December 3.
CA performing chief govt Nick Hockley had said that Adelaide Oval is just like Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford, the place gamers can keep at an on-venue lodge and put together themselves for the matches.