The world nonetheless struggles with the Covid-19 pandemic and a lot of the final 12 months was spent below lockdowns and restrictions issued by a number of governments. Large sporting occasions made a sluggish comeback to assist us all attempt via one of the crucial testing instances in current historical past. Within the final two months, we have been handled to some thrilling cricket matches as Workforce India ventured out on their first overseas tour since March final 12 months. Within the India’s tour of Australia 2020-21, either side battled out in three restricted overs internationals and T20I matches, and 4 Take a look at matches on this interval.
Earlier, the tour was trying unlikely to begin as a result of pandemic. However the dedication and efforts of Cricket Australia and their officers to conduct the collection as deliberate paid off. Fortunately, the collection tour concluded with none hitch on account of their involved efforts.
On Wednesday, Cricket Australia (CA) thanked their Indian counterparts the Board of Controller for Cricket in India (BCCI), gamers and the followers in a heartfelt be aware on the profitable completion of the tour Down Underneath which was performed below strict security protocols.
Within the letter, CA mentioned they’re grateful to the BCCI for his or her ‘friendship, belief and dedication’ in delivering a collection that ‘introduced pleasure to many thousands and thousands of individuals around the globe at a time they wanted it probably the most’. The Australian cricket administration physique additionally hailed the simply concluded Take a look at collection between either side as ‘the best Border-Gavaskar Take a look at collection ever contested.’
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— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) January 20, 2021
The letter additionally praised and highlighted a couple of key moments/performances of this collection from either side. CA’s letter appreciated a number of gamers together with Workforce India’s stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, Jasprit Bumrah, Pat Cummins, Steve Smith, and even debutants: Shubman Gill and Cameron Inexperienced.
They ended the letter with a congratulatory message for Workforce India for successful the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2020-21, which was signed by CA chairperson Earl Eddings and interim CEO Nick Hockley.
Within the 2020-21 tour Down Underneath, after having misplaced the ODI collection by 2-1, the guests received the three-match T20I collection by the identical margin.