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Covid-19: Cricket Australia seems optimistic over India's tour in October

There is a nine out of 10 chance that India will make the trip Down Under for a four-Test series later this year, it says

Steve Smith (Photo: BCCI)
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Steve Smith. As India's tour is a lucrative one, it is unlikely that Australia would host Afghanistan for a one-off Test, which is not a part of the World Test Championship schedule. (Photo: BCCI)

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Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts tried to downplay the uncertainty triggered by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on Friday. He said that there is a nine out of 10 chance that India will make the trip Down Under for a four-Test series later this year.
 
CA is currently under lot of financial stress and is desperate to have the India series, which can fill its coffers with A$ 300 million from broadcast rights. The series is scheduled between October 2020 and January 2021.
 
"I guess there's no such thing as certainty in today's world so I can't say

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First Published: May 22 2020 | 12:42 PM IST

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