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India News24.com | Warner fears virus could scupper Melbourne Boxing Day Test

India News24.com | 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 is now not going to be in a position to play the Boxing Day Take a look at in Melbourne as Covid-19 cases continue to spike in Australia’s second largest metropolis.

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The match starting on 26 December is realizing to be because the highlight of Australia’s home season, performed earlier than 100 000 followers at the Melbourne Cricket Floor and wide television audiences.

But Warner said transferring venues become once an real chance, with Melbourne currently in partial lockdown as Victoria teach struggles to cling a second wave of virus infections.

“Or now not it is out of our protect a watch on for the time being. Irrespective of happens, while you happen to set aside one thing in space now, it be going to replace tomorrow,” he said.

“Or now not it is sophisticated to direction of. We’re ultimate going to must wait and, yeah, it is most likely you’ll per chance per chance additionally stare the first Boxing Day Take a look at now not in Melbourne.”

His remarks came as authorities in Victoria on Tuesday said there believe been 384 original cases in the teach, taking total active cases to more than 9 000.