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‘It’s very, very depressing’: Sourav Ganguly seeks a shortened quarantine for team India’s Australia tour – cricket | Instant News


This was confirmed by both BCCI and Cricket Australia that the two countries will face each other this year. Virat Kohli and are scheduled to travel to Australia in October for three T20Is after which they will protect the border-Gavaskar trophy in December against the Australian side, which will include David Warner and Steve Smith. With Covid-19 is still a constant presence around the world, visitors must undergo a mandatory quarantine.

Before the beginning of the series, West Indies had to spend 14 days in quarantine after landing in England on June 9 for three-test tour, which began on 8 July, marked the return of international cricket.

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However, the President of the BCCI Sourav Ganguly said Saturday that he wants a reduced quarantine period for Indian players, confirming the series against Australia. Australia has checked the spread of the coronavirus only in Melbourne, the second largest city, in which there is a recent surge of cases. “Ya, ya, we confirmed that the tour. In December, we will have to wait. We just hope that the number of quarantine days reduced slightly, Ganguly announced today channel India.

“Because we don’t want players to go that far and sit in a hotel for two weeks. It’s very, very depressing and disappointing”.

“And as I said Australia and New Zealand was in a good position, with the exception of Melbourne. So from this point of view, we will and I hope the quarantine days will be less and we can get back to cricket.”

On Friday, Australia, a country with a population of 25 million people, there were just over 9000 COVID-19 cases, 106 deaths. In the West Indies squad spent 14 days in quarantine after landing in England on June 9 for three-test tour, which began on 8 July, marked the return of international cricket.

Virat Kohli India are planning a trip to Australia for four test matches in December-January. India have won four test series in Australia 2-1 in 2018-19. “It will be a tough series. It’s not going to be what it was two years ago. It will be a strong Australia, but our team is so good,” said Ganguly.

“We have the batting, we have a bowling alley. We just need better bat. You are the best team abroad bat well.

“When we were so successful in England, in Australia, in Pakistan, we were to 400-500-600 in the friendlies. I said that the Virat”.

The victory of the series in India two years ago was the first in Australia after 71 years of trying. But Australia was without top batsmen David Warner and Steve Smith, who missed a series due to their fraud prohibitions.

Ganguly has backed his side to win under the guidance if so.

“Because you Virat Kohli your standards high. When you go out to play when you go out with your team, I look at the TV, did not expect you just to play well against Australia. I expect you to win,” said the former captain of India.

“So you must live according to the standards. For the captaincy it will be a series of milestone – more than the World Cup”.

Meanwhile, in the Indian Premier League are still looking for the window this season, and Ganguli said, not wanting to 2020 “finish without equipment”.

The international cricket Council this month decided for the future T20 world Cup, which is scheduled for October-November in Australia and Ganguly said that the decision will influence the fate of IPL.

(Agency contribution)

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