Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Australian Cricket (CA) It has been agreed to postpone the upcoming “One Day International” (ODI) series between the two countries.These fixtures were originally planned to be held in India 2021 T20 World Cup.
However, due to COVID-19 conditions in India, the ICC’s display activities have now moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. In addition, the schedule of the ODI series also conflicts with the schedule of the second stop. Indian Premier League (IPL) In 2021, it will also be held in the UAE on September 19th.
“In view of the complexity of travel, the isolation period and the search for a suitable venue after the T20 World Cup moved to the UAE, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and the Australian Cricket Board (CA) have agreed to postpone the tour,” The board said in a statement Times of India.
ACB also mentioned that it will continue to explore hosting Australia and West Indies In the T20I three series.
“As the World Cup moves from India to the UAE, ACB will continue to explore the possibility of hosting the proposed T20I three series involving Australia and the West Indies,” The Afghanistan Committee said.
The confirmation of the postponement of the ODI series now clears the way for IPL-bound Australian and Afghan players to play a role in the cash-rich league. In fact, CA also issued a No Objection Certificate (NBC) to leading players, allowing them to return to IPL next month.
“If any player who was injured or absent during IPL 2021 India is now healthy or available, then the team that changes players…will need to choose one of the players,” Chief Operating Officer of IPL Herman Amin Quoted saying ESPN.
Former Australian captain, current head coach of the Delhi Capital (DC) of the IPL team Ricky Ponting It has been stated that Australian players should play IPL before the World Cup in order to be satisfied with the conditions in the Gulf countries.
“There is no doubt that under these conditions, participating in the possibly the most powerful domestic T20 tournament in the world is their best preparation,” Ponting told the SEN radio station.
“All the best players in the world will be there… I say this not only because I want some Australian players in the Delhi capital to be there,” He added.