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Tim Paine was forced into isolation following the outbreak of COVID-19 in Adelaide

Tim Paine. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

The Australian cricket team are looking for trouble ahead of the first Test match of the four-match Border Gavaskar Trophy against India in Adelaide from 17 December. Test team captain Tim Paine, wicketkeeper Matthew wade And all-rounder Cameron Green has been isolated after an outbreak of coronovirus in Adelaide.

Pine and Wade, the Tasmania cricketers, played the Sheffield Shield Trophy (2020-21) matches in Adelaide last week. Although the players returned from South Australia, they have been instructed to isolate themselves, get the virus checked and follow all guidelines from the state government until further notice.

Also, the Western Australian player, Green, who flew home on Saturday, has also been asked to isolate himself and await further directions from the authorities concerned. The police visited the home of at least one player to follow the instructions.

You are open minded and take it as you are: Pat Cummins

Coronovirus outbreak Adelaide There have also been concerns about the state hosting the first Test against India. The cricketers are expected to gather in Adelaide on 10 December after covering the three-match T20I series on 8 December. However, in contrast, Cricket Australia (CA) is positive about not changing the venue for the first Test.

A CA spokesperson quoted the CA Morning Herald and The Age as saying “the surveillance continues but this is the end of the story.”

Australia’s Test vice-captain Pat Cummins also objected to the matter, saying that these are difficult times but all players and officials need to work with an open mind and be prepared for such challenges in the future.

“Everyone knows they’ve got to be customizable … You really have to take it day by day. I know everyone is trying to plan ahead but … you have to work with an open mind And to take as it is. ”Pat Cummins said of the situation.

After Sydney, the Cricket Association learns that they are ready to host a Test match at the SCG, if for some reason it cannot be played in Adelaide.

Tony Shepherd, president of the reconstituted Venus NSW, said, “It should happen in a very unexpected event that we will always help cricket.”