19 – Wellington to host matches as Auckland goes into lockdown
The remaining matches involving Australia males’s workforce and England ladies’s aspect can be performed behind closed doorways
Underneath Stage 3 of the New Zealand authorities’s alert system, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern introduced would take impact from 6 AM on Sunday morning following the emergence of one other case of group transmission, sports activities occasions can’t happen, which implies that New Zealand Cricket has shifted the 2 matches on March 5 in an try to hold each sequence going.
The remainder of New Zealand has been positioned in Stage 2 of the alert system which implies that matches should happen behind closed doorways: New Zealand and England Ladies play their third ODI in Dunedin on Sunday and the lads’s sequence towards Australia resumes in Wellington on Wednesday.
Underneath the present seven-day interval of the lockdown there may very well be a change in time for the matches in Mount Maunganui on March 7 though a NZC spokesman indicated these video games had been more likely to be with out crowds.
Auckland was briefly below a Stage 3 lockdown earlier this month after the emergence of group instances however these would be the first worldwide matches of the season to be affected by Covid-19.
Bangladesh not too long ago arrived in Christchurch for his or her two weeks of managed isolation forward of their limited-overs matches later in March. The Australia Ladies aspect are additionally set to tour later subsequent month.
Andrew McGlashan is a deputy editor at ESPNcricinfo