Nick Hockley said a decision on IPL can wait as Australian players were just reunited with their families after completing a two-week hotel quarantine.
Cameron Bancroft, who was suspended from cricket for his involvement in ball-tampering scandal has indicated that Australian bowlers too were aware of the unfair tactics.
"Australian Cricket has been deeply saddened by the devastation caused by this second coronavirus wave to hit India, a country with which Australians share a strong friendship and connection," it said in a statement.
BCCI had written to CA about relaxation of hard quarantine rules in Brisbane as that would have confined the Indian squad to the hotel, something the players had strong reservations about
Lockdown was announced less than 24 hours after top cricket board officials from India and Australia were engaged in a discussion on relaxation of hard quarantine measures
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CA moved the series to next season as part of the build-up to the ODI World Cup, which will be held in New Zealand in March and April, 2022.
Cricket Australia (CA) was put on high alert earlier this month after an outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in the northern beaches in Sydney, which is scheduled to host the third Test from January 7
According to CA, the leading option was still to play the match from January 7 to 11 in Sydney but if not, swapping the third and fourth Tests between Sydney and Brisbane was the top alternative
Earl Eddings, Chair of Cricket Australia, also paid tribute to all those who took part in the famous Brisbane Test of 1960-61 and the enduring bond between the two cricketing sides.
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