The start of Queensland’s Sheffield Defend title defence has been postponed 24 hours after a group of COVID-19 infections in Brisbane.
Officers made the announcement 30 minutes sooner than the scheduled 10am AEST start of the Bulls’ conflict with Tasmania at Ian Healy Oval on Tuesday.
Both teams are essentially willing to start their four-day conflict on Wednesday but this might increasingly be field to public well being prerequisites.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is scheduled to present an substitute on coronavirus infections in Brisbane on Tuesday morning.
COVID-19 had already disrupted the home agenda this month with the hole spherical of the 50-over Cup competition delayed nearly three weeks until September 22 due to NSW and Victoria lockdowns and border restrictions between states.
The start of the Defend season had been moved ahead.
After their Defend game, Queensland possess been space to host Tasmania of their opening one-day game on the identical venue on October 3.
Victoria and NSW are quiet working with Cricket Australia and a pair of disclose governments to search out a momentary home for his or her Defend squads due to border restrictions and lockdowns.