Ashes 2021 News: The historic Ashes series between Australia (AUS) and England (ENG) is scheduled to begin on December 8. Ahead of the beginning of the series, Cricket Australia has shared some important information. According to Cricket Australia, the fifth match in the historic series will no longer be played in Perth.
In view of COVID-19, strict restrictions have been imposed in this city, making it impossible to have a match here. The board has not named the new venue at the moment, but it is expected that the match will be played in Melbourne or Hobart. A decision on this would be taken next week.
For the past several months, Cricket Australia and the Western Australia Cricket Institute have been trying to host the match in Perth but were unable to do so due to quarantine and border control regulations. “We are disappointed that fans will not be able to watch this Ashes series match at the new Stadium in Perth,” representatives from Cricket Australia said.
These places may host this match:
According to Australian media reports, the cricket board is likely to announce a new venue next week. Although Melbourne is at the forefront of this race, Hobart is at a close second. It will be interesting to see which of these two places will host the fifth match of the series.
Fans and Cricket Legends from all over the world are eagerly waiting for this series to begin. Both, the Australian and the English teams are strong contenders, which is making this series even more exciting.
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