CM – WBBL 2021: Weekend games likely to be played behind closed doors following the COVID scare on Tasmania sports news, Firstpost


The Tasmanian Prime Minister Peter Gutwein has announced that the lockdown would begin on Friday 6 p.m. and last 72 hours until Monday 6 p.m. The block will only be lifted following health recommendations.

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Hobart: Hobart Hurricanes will likely play their weekend games behind closed doors after a COVID-positive man escaped hotel quarantine and raised alarms across the state of Tasmania, which has now been banned for three days.

Indeed stated Cricket Australia on the official Twitter handle of WBBL: « The weaver WBBL recognizes the decision by the Tasmanian government to name a three-day lockdown in the interests of public health.

 » The health and safety of our players, staff, match officials and Partners as well as those of the general public remain our top priority. We are currently working with the Tasmanian government on options for upcoming games at Blundstone Arena this weekend, « it said.

According to, » the WBBL has been in chaos with a COVID-19 case in Tasmania who questioned several games on the opening weekend in Hobart as the south of the state enters a three-day lockdown. « 

Tasmanian Prime Minister Peter Gutwein has announced that the lockdown will begin at 6pm on Friday and 72 hours through Monday 6 p.m. would last. The lock will only be lifted following health advice.

« Considering that there are national and international issues to consider here regarding the broadcast, if they continued they would be in a bubble with no viewers and players keep going « , Gutwein is quoted by the website.

The first nine games of the league are planned in the Tasmanian capital before the caravan moves to Launceston, with games also being played in Perth, Adelaide and Mackay.

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Webb joined the Indian team in 2019 after Shankar Basu’s post-ODI World Cup stint ended, but he is now ready to move on as it has become difficult for him to be away from his family for too long in this post-COVID-19 world to stay away.

Joe Root’s team will play a five-part test series in Brisbane on December 8th, with additional games in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.

This season, up to eight Indian players appear in the Women’s Big Bash, and the leading stars can also be seen at the Hundred in the UK.

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