Nowra's Nic Maddinson and his Victorian side will have a delayed start to their 2021-22 domestic schedule, following Cricket Australia's recent announcement.
The Victorian men's team was scheduled to host South Australia and Tasmania in Marsh One-Day Cup fixtures at the CitiPower Centre this month but due to COVID-19 restrictions, those games have been postponed.
South Australia and Western Australia will now open the Marsh One-Day Cup season on September 22 in Adelaide, before kicking off the Sheffield Shield campaign at Karen Rolton Oval two days later.
"It's unfortunate that we find ourselves in some similar circumstances to last year but there are a range of challenges for many codes at the moment that we're working our way through," Victoria's general manager of cricket Shaun Graf said.
"While our squads would obviously prefer to be playing, it's understandable given the current circumstances we face in Victoria and across the country.
"As we learned last year, we will all need to be adaptable and open to change.
"The health and safety of everyone involved in our game and the wider community remains the priority.
"We will continue to work closely with Cricket Australia around fixturing for the upcoming season.
"If there are opportunities for us to get some games underway by travelling interstate, then that's something we'll certainly consider."
Revised fixtures for the Marsh Sheffield Shield and Marsh One-Day Cup will be released in the coming weeks.
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