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Cricket news: Australian players comfortable with a tour to Covid-riddled Bangladesh

Bubble fatigue forced some of Australia’s best players, including David Warner and Glenn Maxwell, to opt out of the West Indies Whiteball Tour, but were trapped in their homes. ..

In Saint Lucia, and now Barbados, going to the beach and even playing golf in the West Indies can alleviate the problem of the Australian bubble heading for much more stringent regimens when traveling to Bangladesh. It was useful.

Subcontinent countries celebrate Eid al-Adha’s Islamic festival, fearing health professionals could lead to further outbreaks, on July 1 in a new surge in Covid-19 cases You will enjoy a short escape from the commanded complete blockade.

There were over 11,000 new cases on July 20th.

Australian high-speed bowler Josh Hazlewood has been informed that players playing two more One Day Internationals in the West Indies will be competing in five T20 matches against Bangladesh and will be informed of the arrangements presented. He said he was satisfied. ..

“There were several meetings about what it would look like in Bangladesh, which would obviously be a very strict limit within the bubble,” said Hazulwood from Barbados.

“I think it’s done purely at a hotel, or at a cricket ground we’ve been to before.

“It’s also a pretty short trip, that’s a good thing. I don’t think it’s a drama. We’ll do that with the back end of this tour.”

Bangladesh’s five T20s can be played in just eight days once the schedule is confirmed. This is the first time Australia has visited Bangladesh since 2017.

The Hazlewood and Australian teams have been absent since June 28, but veteran high-speed bowlers have said they are a more free bubble in the West Indies compared to previous tours during the pandemic.

“It’s okay. In Saint Lucia, I was able to go to the beach and golf course several times,” he said.

“Here (Barbados), it’s close to the beach and it’s enough to get out. The bubble is tougher than normal, but we’re doing enough to get away from cricket and have a little fun.”

Hazlewood has decided to oppose participation in the abandoned April Indian Premier League and opt-in to the current tour to push his claim to play at the T20 World Cup in October and November. did.

media_cameraJosh Hazlewood celebrates the dismissal of Lendl Simmons during his tour of the West Indies. Photo: Randy Brooks / AFP)

But playing in that tournament could mean he wouldn’t practice the red ball in front of the ashes at home this summer.

The two-week quarantine after returning will depend on how far Australia has gone in the World Cup, but he and his fellow high-speed bowlers Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will have six Sheffield Shields scheduled before Ash. It means you miss everything in the game.

However, Hazlewood was concerned about the opening of a test victory over India last summer, dismissing the performance that took place after quarantine training after England’s White Ball tour.

“Last year we showed that not playing a red ball game really had no effect,” he said.

“Patty (Cummins) and I worked very well, especially in the first test and throughout the summer, because we didn’t have the red ball cricket.

“As I said before, my role in white ball cricket isn’t very similar to test cricket. I’m just trying to hit the top off (stump).

“Whenever I’m bowling in international cricket, I feel like I’m in a good position to play in either format.”

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