But Price appeared to take exception to this comment and labelled the decision to go ahead with the much-anticipated clash with fans as "madness". They travelled from Melbourne to Sydney on Monday for the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar series that is all square at 1-1 after the Boxing Day Test at the MCG.
'The same rules must apply for everyone.
"He will not be replaced in the squad at this time and will be assessed further leading into the Brisbane Test match".
"The schedule has been rolled out and we prefer to stick to that", Australian batsman Matthew Wade told reporters on Sunday afternoon.
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The Central government plans to vaccinate almost 30 crore people in the first phase of drive in the next six to eight months. It has emerged that India has already managed to stockpile 50 million doses of the jabs.
"We have a very safe stadium and will be doing everything we can to deliver this event safely, as we have at our venues in NSW for the entire year, he said". The SCG has a seating capacity of about 38,000.
Although the return of prolific opener, David Warner, from his groin injury that led him to miss the opening two Tests has boosted the host, it has a fresh injury concern.
If the happens then, then the upcoming Test at the SCG will be the last Test in Australia.
The BCCI in its media release stated, "Playing members of the Indian Cricket Team and support staff underwent an RT-PCR Test for COVID-19 on January 3, 2021". This includes the five cricketers - Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini - who were isolated for alleged bio-bubble breach after a visit to a restaurant.
According to strict biosecurity protocols set by CA, players are allowed to sit outside but not allowed to dine inside restaurants. While he denied hugging Pant, later on, CA and BCCI were alerted regarding the Indian players' recent visit and to look into any possible breach of the strict protocols. In the interim, on the advice of the Australian and Indian medical teams, the aforementioned players have been placed in isolation as a precaution.