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New Zealand postpone Australia tour over quarantine concerns

Matthew Wade of Australia attempts to run out Jimmy Neesham of New Zealand during the ICC Men's T20 World Cup final in Dubai. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

New Zealand’s upcoming white-ball tour of Australia has been postponed because of uncertainty over when the squad could return home to due Covid-19 restrictions.

New Zealand Cricket said it has been unable to receive assurances from the government that there would be enough spaces within the country’s quarantine system for its players and staff when the tour ends. The series was due to be staged from January 30 to February 8.

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