Earl Eddings on Wednesday stepped down as Cricket Australia chairman after losing support from several states and Richard Freudenstein was given the role of interim chief.
The one-off Test was originally scheduled in 2020 but was postponed to November 27 this year because of COVID-19. The Australian Cricketers Association (ACA) had supported CA's decision to put the game on hold.
CA's mental health lead Matt Burgin and chief medical officer Dr John Orchard made the observations in an article for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Cricket Australia (CA) on Thursday said that its men's team's season-opening Test against Afghanistan, slated to start on November 27 in Hobart, will be scrapped due if Taliban doesn't allow women in sports.
Cricket Australia confirmed it would be unable to proceed with the planned Test at Hobart from November 27 if news reports of Taliban views on the women's game were true.
Last Saturday, Taliban special forces in camouflage fired their weapons into the air to end a protest march in Kabul by women demanding equal rights.
Langer was in the news after reports of a heated argument with a CA staff member over a video of Bangladesh's winning celebrations. The saga led to questions over the 50-year-old's future as coach.
CA has issued No Objection Certificates for the players to return to the IPL next month, while a planned T20 tri-series with Afghanistan and West Indies may be re-purposed as (T20) World Cup warm-ups
The incident took place after host Bangladesh had taken a 3-0 unassailable lead to register their first-ever bilateral series win over the Aussies.
The 38-year-old Bailey takes over the top job ahead of this year's T20 World Cup, the home Ashes series and away tours to the subcontinent.
BCCI last month decided to bid for three global events -- including two World Cups in shorter formats -- during the next cycle that starts from 2024, but the Indian board is not keen on paying any hosting fee.
The duo will join head coach Justin Langer's coaching staff on a full-time basis ahead of a busy summer that includes the Ashes series.
The pitch at the Bristol's County Ground was used for a Gloucestershire T20 match a week back and Knight pointed out that it might become sluggish later in the Test.
Australia is hoping to finalise a T20 tri-series with West Indies and Afghanistan just before the T20 World Cup which will be held in October-November.
Australia's white-ball squad for the upcoming series swelled to 29 after the selection committee called up Ben McDermott, Dan Christian, Cameron Green, Ashton Turner, Wes Agar and Nathan Ellis.
When he made his international debut at the SCG, his home ground, in an Ashes Test in 2011, the top-order batter became the first Muslim and the first player of Pakistani descent to represent Australia.
The likes of pace bowlers Pat Cummins, Mitch Starc, Josh Hazlewood and spinner Nathan Lyon will be on live stream as they will talk cricket and play video games.
Close to 40 Australians, including players, coaches, officials and commentators were part of the IPL bandwagon before the league was halted on May 4 after COVID-19 breached its bio-bubble
The BCCI on Saturday approved IPL's resumption in September in the UAE. The organisers were forced to suspend the league earlier this month after multiple cases of COVID-19 were reported inside the bio-bubble.
CA also thanked the BCCI for its assistance in ensuring that players were able to leave India within two days of the league's suspension owing to COVID-19 cases inside the bio-bubble.