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Ladies cricket: CA boss Hockley hopes to tour India of Australia will bring momentum back


The Indian women’s team’s Tour Down Under begins with a three-match ODI series from September 19 to 24, followed by the one-off Day-night test from September 30th to October 3rd.

thanks to die BCCI for Hockley accepted his request and said, die match would help in Promoting the women’s game.

“It’s brilliant to see growth of the game (women’s cricket). We were very lucky to have the T20 World Cup just before COVID hit the world last year. And this matches are about how about the momentum in Bring gear, “said Hockley while attending in a 12 hour gaming live Increase stream money for UNICEF Australia’s COVID appeal in India.

“Ladies cricket suffered more as men because of COVID. I thank the Indian team for having agreed to travel, in knowing that they have to be in Quarantine. It is a big Investment. India would be looking to get back (in Australia) after losing the T20 World Cup, “Hockley added.

India lost around 85 runs to Australia in die T20 Women’s World Championship in March last year, just Before the deadly virus hit the world. The women’s team’s tour ends with a three-match T20I series from October 7th to 11th. That will be India first exam match Down under since the Adelaide Test in 2006.

The match become also be that second Day-night test with a pink ball in women’s cricket history after this drawn Competition between Australia and England in Sydney in 2017. It will also be that first Time since 2014 that die Mithali Raj-led side will compete in two test matches in a calendar year.

You are scheduled to play a one-off exam against England in Bristol, from June 16th.

Top Australian cricketers, including star pace duo of Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc attended in die 12 hours- gaming live stream to raise money for supporting India fight against die Pandemic.

The initiative, die is an idea of Pacemaker Josh Lalor, allowed fans around die To see likes of Cummins, weirdo Nathan Lyon and pacemaker Josh Hazlewood on a live stream where your your gaming skills in an offer to raise AUD 100,000 for the noble one cause.

The fundraiser also saw die Participation of all-rounder Moises Henriques, women’s team amongst other things die Cricketer Alyssa Healy and die South African Rilee Rossouw. Todd Greenberg, the CEO of die Australian Cricketers’ Association, also made an appearance next to Hockley.

Cummins, who had donated $ 50,000 out of pocket for COVID relief in India said he felt “crazy” when he did die increasing number observed of positive cases while he was in India, playing for Calcutta Knight Riders in the now suspended IPL 2021.

“I am lucky be back in Australia. COVID has not had an impact us (Australia) than other parts of the world like India. The Indians are facing a hard time. So was die Situation, I thought, to say a little of money and help,” he said.

“I’ve been so many times in India times but in India were die numbers just crazy. We were cricketers in a bio-bubble, die from the outside world But I spoke to Indian teammates that I came to see know that every single person there has a COVID story. “Australian cricket has so far risen more as AUD 280,000 as part of UNICEF Australia’s Call for COVID-19 Crisis in India. The Indian Premier League was also Suspended mid season last Month after several cases of COVID-19 were found in his bio-bubble.

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