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Australia’s fifth T20I against New Zealand brought forward to allow team to fly back on Sunday night – ABC News

Australia’s fifth and final T20 match against New Zealand in Wellington will begin on Sunday at 10am AEDT to allow Australia to head home that night.

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Cricket Australia will bring their T20 side home from New Zealand on a charter flight to avoid players quarantining for a second time in a month.
Key points:

  • The final three games of Australia’s T20I series with New Zealand have been moved to Wellington because of a COVID-19 outbreak in NZ
  • Auckland has been declared a COVID-19 “red zone” by Australia, which would mean the tourists would have to quarantine at home if they set foot in the city
  • NZ Cricket have given a new start time for game five in…

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