AUS to begin ENG tour as Oz bowlers finding substitute of Saliva

Last Modified Friday, 4 September 2020 (13:59 IST)
London: Australia's limited-overs tour of - comprising three T20Is and three ODIs - will take place from Friday.


The series was initially scheduled to be held in July, but it was postponed due to the spread of coronavirus all over the world. With England successfully hosting West Indies, Ireland and Pakistan, the two boards decided to have the series in September.

All six matches of the both the series will be played in a bio-secure bubble. The T20Is will be played on September 4, 6, and 8 in Southampton and the teams will then travel to Manchester for the ODIs, which is on September 11,13, and 16.

No Substitue of Saliva 

Australia's players have been told to not use from their head, face or neck during their six white-ball matches against England tour next month to reduce any risk of the COVID-19 virus being transmitted, according to Cricket Australia. Star paceman Mitchell Starc said he's unfazed by the further tightening of regulations for the upcoming white-ball games.

However, This means the players will have option of gathering sweat from his back or stomach will be a common occurrence in the three T20s and three one-dayers