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Sports News
Paine, Labuschagne, others airlifted to NSW after COVID-19 outbreak in South Australia
 
Sydney: Cricket Australia on Tuesday airlifted players, including Test skipper Tim Paine and star batsman Marnus Labuschagne, to New South Wales from Adelaide in an attempt to save the series against India as a coronavirus outbreak in South Australia threatened the upcoming summer. As Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania closed their borders to South Australia on Monday, the country''s cricket board brought players from Australia''s white-ball, Test match and Australia A squads into Sydney from Adelaide to ensure that the upcoming fixtures of the 300 million dollars season remain unaffected.

"CA has taken a proactive approach and mobilised a number of people across the country over the past 24 hours to shore up our men''s domestic and international schedules," CA''s interim chief executive Nick Hockley was quoted as saying by ''ESPNCricinfo''. "I would like to thank the players and staff for their understanding regarding the changes to their travel schedules and for their commitment to ensuring the summer of cricket is a huge success." Besides Paine and Labuschagne, the list of players relocated include their colleagues Matthew Wade, Travis Head and Cameron Green among others. Despite the spike in COVID cases and developments related to it, CA maintained that the Adelaide Oval will host the first Test of the summer against India from December 17.

Hockley added, "I would also like to thank the various leadership groups across Australian cricket for coming together over the past 48 hours and taking quick, decisive action - made possible by thorough, cross-department contingency planning. "CA will continue to monitor the situation in South Australia and the resulting border restrictions around the country. "As ever, we will remain agile in addressing the challenges presented by the pandemic and remain more confident than ever of hosting a safe and successful summer across all formats." Earlier, CA vowed that all possible measures would be explored to ensure that the series goes ahead as planned.

A fresh coronavirus outbreak in Adelaide on Monday had forced Australian players, including Paine, into self-isolation. A cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide prompted other states like Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory to close their borders with South Australia and impose a 14-day hotel quarantine on all visitors from Adelaide from Monday noon. India is in Australia for a long tour comprising three ODIs, as many T20 Internationals and four Tests. The tour will begin on November 27 with the first ODI in Sydney while the Test series starts on December 17 with a day-night game in Adelaide. The visitors are currently in quarantine in Sydney.


England beats Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in 1st test
Fourth Test: Rain forces early stumps with India at 4-0 while chasing 328 to win
4th Test: Australia 21/0 at stumps, lead India by 54 runs after Sundar, Thakur fightback
NorthEast end winless streak to bag crucial points against Jamshedpur
India take tea break at 62/2, replying to Australia's 369
Australia 274 for 5 at stumps on Day 1 of 4th Test against India
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India''s campaign ends in Thailand Open; Saina, Satwik-Ashwini lose, injured Srikanth pulls out
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Test rankings: Kohli loses 2nd spot to Smith
Saina, Prannoy test negative for COVD-19 hours after positive results, cleared for Thailand Open
India hold on for draw in Sydney Test against Australia
Virat, Anushka blessed with A baby girl
Pitch is good to bat on and two gentlemen out there have proved how good they are: Ashwin
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Jadeja sustains thumb fracture, out of 4th Test; Pant likely to bat in 2nd innings
With no turn on offer, the plan was to vary pace and create angles: Jadeja
Being faster on feet, putting concerted pressure on Ashwin worked: Smith
BCCI writes to Cricket Australia, seeks relaxation in Brisbane quarantine protocols ahead of 4th Test
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KERALA NEWS
Fire in luggage van of running train doused in time in Kerala
 Thiruvananthapuram: A fire broke out in a luggage van of a running train in Kerala on Sunday and was  
Kerala logs 5,005 new COVID-19 cases, 4,408 recoveries
5,960 new COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths in Kerala
Kerala transport corporation MD alleges Rs 100-crore scam
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
N. Korea''s parliament rubber stamps new development plans
 Seoul, Jan 18 (AP) North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament has passed decisions made by a major ruling
Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow
'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with Trump?
Kremlin critic Navalny departs Berlin on Moscow-bound flight
NATIONAL NEWS
Tandav controversy: FIR against director, Amazon India head of content
 Lucknow Jan 18 (PTI) An FIR has been lodged here against the makers of web series 'Tandav' and Amazo
Smiles, sanitizers welcome students as schools reopen in Delhi
COVID-19: India records lowest fatalities in eight months
PM flags off 8 trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity
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