All Out: Australia V NZ One-Day Series To Go Ahead Without Crowd
Cricket Australia has confirmed Australia's three-game ODI series against New Zealand will be played behind closed doors.
The series is set to start today with the first two games to be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground and the third scheduled for Hobart's Blundstone Arena.
The matches will still be broadcast live on Fox Sports and Kayo but only accredited media and broadcast personnel will be allowed into the venues, Cricket Australia said, adding that a "precautionary perimeter between them and the players and team staff will be enforced."
Fans who purchased tickets will be eligible for a full refund.
The governing body has also made the call to suspend the women's tour against South Africa just days after they took home the T20 World Cup title in front of more than 85,000 fans.
Skipper Meg Lanning's side were set to depart this weekend for three ODIs and three T20 internationals taking place between March 22 and April 4.
More to come.
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