Cricket Australia releases ECB’s suggestion in Ashes Test. Cricket Australia has reportedly declared. It won’t shift the first Ashes Test from Brisbane to Sydney. Also, to relieve the tourists of their quarantine protocols. Although the ECB finalized the tour Down Under subject to certain conditions. They may not be able to bypass all the restrictions. Also, Joe Root is ready to fly to Brisbane. Starting next month to prepare for the first Test in Brisbane on December 8. However, some stringent quarantine guidelines. It is including 14 days of isolation, which await them upon their arrival.
The ECB considered New South Wales a potential venue for the first Test. Due to a few of reasons. NSW is set to gotten to be the first Australian state to permit fully vaccinated travelers from November. Moreover, there will be no quarantine for those testing negative for COVID-19. In any case, Cricket Australia is supposedly not on board with the thought. Heeding to the Daily Mail, Cricket Australia is panicked that holding the first Test in Sydney. It might lead to trouble for the English team. Due to other states’ strict border controls. This would be a bigger problem if they do not have to quarantine facilities.
The Ashes series is likely to take place as per the initial schedule. Also, with the first Test in Brisbane followed by contests in Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney. However, the fifth Test in Perth remains doubtful as Western Australia. It is insisting on a 14-day quarantine.
Lastly, Sydney could likely stage the Test. If it is moving from Perth an outcome in favor of the visitors. In many of them will be accompanied by their families. The Ashes series itself was on the verge of cancelation as several first-choice players. They had threatened to pull out, owing to strict isolation guidelines.