India | Warner fears virus could scupper Melbourne Boxing Day Test

India | Warner fears virus could scupper Melbourne Boxing Day Test

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David Warner (Getty Photos)

Australia opening batsman David Warner on Tuesday raised fears that Virat Kohli’s India will doubtless be unable to play the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne as Covid-19 cases proceed to spike in Australia’s second biggest metropolis.

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The match beginning on 26 December is in point of fact apt the highlight of Australia’s house season, played sooner than 100 000 followers on the Melbourne Cricket Ground and gargantuan television audiences.

But Warner said transferring venues turned into a true possibility, with Melbourne presently in partial lockdown as Victoria declare struggles to win a second wave of virus infections.

“Or not it is out of our adjust on the moment. Whatever happens, whereas you happen to save something in save now, it’ll alternate the following day,” he said.

“Or not it is complex to process. We’re unbiased going to settle on to abet and, yeah, which you may presumably also behold the first Boxing Day Test not in Melbourne.”

His remarks came as authorities in Victoria on Tuesday said there had been 384 fresh cases within the declare, taking total active cases to greater than 9 000.

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