Canberra has fallen off the men’s international cricket calendar this summer after a trans-Tasman series fell victim to the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia’s three-game one-day international series against New Zealand has been postponed until the 2021-22 season, with a one-off Test against Afghanistan pushed back with it.
Cricket Australia says its is confident it will find a suitable window for each postponed match to be played by 2023 at the latest as officials prepare for a coronavirus domino effect to wreak havoc on the season ahead.
It is a cruel blow for Canberra after the capital lost its marquee event for the summer – a Twenty20 World Cup warm-up match between international powerhouses Australia and India.
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