According to the reports, India vs Australia test series in December is likely to get scrapped up for hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
Most likely, along with the test series, the T20 series will be delayed but test matches can also be scrapped. India vs Australia test series to be scrapped for IPL 2020.
The test match is to be followed by a three-match T20 series which can later be followed by ODI matches according to the reports.
India vs Australia test series to be scrapped for IPL 2020
“The present (interim) schedule for Australia tour was released by Cricket Australia (CA) with the first Test to begin on December 3. Also, to note is a three-match T20 series that was scheduled ahead of the Tests, to be followed by a three-match ODI series,” sources were quoted as saying in TOI
“One of those two – either T20s or ODIs – will have to be canceled. Most likely the T20s because the format was put in place keeping the T20 World Cup in Australia in mind. Now, that’ not happening, and IPL is. The start of the Test series will also be pushed by a week,” sources added.
“The president talked about a shortened quarantine. What he may have meant was that players will go through two separate Corona tests before leaving for Australia and two tests after landing there and if all are negative, health authorities are indicating that two weeks of lockdown won’t be necessarily mandatory,” sources stated.
However, the BCCI the president also confirmed the tour hoping the number of quarantining days would be reduced. He termed it as disappointing and depressing when the players will have to sit in the hotel rooms for two straight weeks.