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MCG Boxing Day Test Between India And Australia In Doubt Because of COVID-19

By Bet Barter

July 1, 2020

After 75 new instances of COVID-19 on June 29 reports have proposed that; the eventual fate of the Boxing Day Test among India and Australia at MCG is in question in the not so distant future. Prior, Mark Taylor also recommended that there is an opportunity of moving the Boxing Day Test from MCG this year.

Soon after Australia's arrangement against Zimbabwe, involving three One-day Internationals, delayed; reports have now thrown questions on MCG facilitating the Boxing Day Test, come December. One of the most renowned apparatuses in the Australian cricketing summer. And in the whole of the game, the Boxing Day occasion frequently witnesses jam-stuffed groups at the MCG. And the 2019 conflict among Australia and New Zealand pulled in an astronomic 80,000 onlookers. Nearly breaking the record-breaking record of 91,112, set by an Ashes conflict in 2013.

Due to spike in COVID-19 cases, with numerous clubs in Queensland putting a 14-day isolate period for groups visiting Melbourne; Hindustan Times have announced that there could be a setting change. Over the most recent three days, more than 75 instances of COVID-19 has struck the Victorian state. With Cricket Australia dead set on the Indian visit to proceed according to plan; it would come as an essential hit to the cricketing body to move the game away from individuals' most loved cricketing scene.

Prior, previous Australian cricketer-turned pundit, Mark Taylor, as well, communicated his conclusion on the equivalent; including that the game moved somewhere else because of the permission limit at the MCG. Under the Australian government, MCG just permitted to have up to 10,000 individuals because of the COVID-19 limitations.

MCG may only host 10,000-20,000 people

"If you look at what's happening around Australia, by Christmas time MCG may only be able to host 10,000-20,000 people. This is not going to look great when you've got a real iconic Test match," said Taylor.

Reports have likewise implied that Adelaide Oval would be the leader to have the urgent Test coordinate; on the off chance that MCG hasn't cleared to have a full-swarm by December.

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