Australia had been scheduled to start their house season with a 3-match ODI series towards Zimbabwe in August.
Australia’s ODI series vs Zimbabwe postponed (Reuters Photo)
- Australia had been scheduled to play Zimbabwe in a 3-ODI series in August
- Australia, Zimbabwe comply with postpone ODI series: Cricket Australia
- CA mentioned it’s dedicated to taking part in the series on ‘various dates’
Australia and Zimbabwe have agreed to postpone three one-day internationals in August due to the issue of placing on the series whereas the brand new coronavirus pandemic continues, Cricket Australia (CA) mentioned on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe had been as a consequence of play the primary match at a venue but to be decided within the far north of Australia on Aug. 9 with an additional conflict three days later and a last fixture in Townsville on Aug. 15.
CA mentioned in a press release that the choice was mutually agreed and that they remained dedicated to taking part in the series on “alternative dates”.
“While we are disappointed to postpone the series, CA and (Zimbabwe Cricket) agree that in the best interest of players, match officials, volunteers as well as our fans, this is the most practical and sensible decision,” mentioned CA’s Nick Hockley.
Australia final performed a global match on March 13, after they beat New Zealand behind closed doorways on the Sydney Cricket Ground simply earlier than the novel coronavirus outbreak pressured the shutdown of all sport.
England’s director of cricket Ashley Giles mentioned final week that he was “quietly confident” Australia would comply with play a one-day series in Britain in September.