After Covid-19 partially impaired this year's cricketing calendar, it can likely pose problems for the sporting events scheduled for later this year as well. The Australian government's 6-month complete travel ban to contain the spread of the virus virtually hangs as a black cloud over India's tour Downunder. India’s tour of Australia is to begin with a T20 tri-series in October, followed by the T20 World Cup. The tour ends with the Tests in December. But travel restrictions by the Australian government may now jeopardise India's October tour.