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Australian players comfortable with a tour to Covid-riddled Bangladesh

Bubble fatigue forced several of Australia’s best players, including David Warner and Glenn Maxwell, to opt out of the white-ball tour of the West Indies, only to be locked down at home.

In Saint Lucia and now Barbados, getting to the beach and even playing golf in the West Indies has helped mitigate any bubble issues for the Australians who did travel and are now set to head into a much tighter regimen when they go to Bangladesh.

The subcontinent country will enjoy a brief escape from the full lockdown ordered on July 1, amid a renewed surge in Covid-19 cases, to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha, which health experts fear could lead to further outbreaks.

There were more than 11,000 new cases on July 20.

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said the players, who play two more one-day internationals in the West Indies, had been informed of the situation they were set to…

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