As feared, players would not have to be quarantined in Brisbane hotel rooms, some residents of Western Sydney have been warned of the SCG test
With assurance that players will not have to be quarantined in their own hotel rooms, the mission to conduct the fourth test at the Gabba has received a boost. In the background of the rising Berala bottle store Covid-19 cluster, it comes as the New South Wales government considers stepping up appeals to some western Sydney residents to escape the SCG test. Read moreIndia’s frustrations over Queensland’s proposed quarantine conditions raised doubts about the venue for Sunday’s series final, with tourists allegedly seeking a transfer from Brisbane. Brisbane risks losing fourth Test amid reports India unhappy with Covid rulesRead more That was met with the Australian players’ staunch opposition, who regard the Gabba as their fortress and none of whom can remember the team losing a test there…. The crux of India’s problems is possibly anger at having already served a 14-day quarantine and not wanting to experience it again when entering the country. Tourists were especially upset at the idea that in their own hotel rooms they would have to separate themselves and would only be allowed to leave the premises for exercise or play. Dr. Jeannette Young, Queensland’s top health official, said the state would not bend the rules because they came from Sydney’s Covid 19 hotspot, but at the hotel, players could mix. “They will be restricted to the hotel. We’ve worked with them, they can have bubbles inside the hotel,” said Dr. Young. And they’re going to go and play games with their friends, so they’re going to be exposed there.
“Cricket Australia says there has been no official request for the test, while SCG employees have previously indicated that if necessary they could prepare a pitch for a second consecutive test. But the Australian players insist that the game will remain in Brisbane and expect to have trade-offs from the relative freedom they had in Adelaide and Melbourne. “If we are required to play a game by the government.
Australia hasn’t lost a Gabba Test since 1988 and is the world’s longest unbeaten team at 32. Wade said, ” Wade said. ” With the series tied at 1-1, both teams will leave Melbourne for the third test in Sydney on Monday before going to Brisbane for the series finale on Jan. 15. The BCCI will investigate India’s Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini for violating protocols by eating at a restaurant in Melbourne. Teams have enjoyed relative independence on the tour so far, but rest on the tour, We advise you to reconsider participating in the game, and the health authority and the government could say more about it in the next day or so,’ he said. Meanwhile, after James Pattinson injured his ribs in a fall, Australia’s pace depth has suffered a blow, leaving the fast bowler doubtful for the final two tests against India. Pattinson is yet to be featured in the four-Test
After a fall on his ground, a team spokesman said Pattinson sustained a rib contusion, which he returned to while on an accepted leave from the center of the team in Melbourne. The 30-year-old, who won the SCG Test last year