The Sydney Sixers fly into Canberra on Monday ahead of two Big Bash matches at Manuka Oval. But after that? Who knows.
Such is the ever-changing nature of this season's BBL tournament, which on more than one occasion has left Cricket Australia scrambling to navigate COVID-19 flare ups around the country.
Cricket ACT thought their Big Bash involvement this summer concluded after the six matches Manuka Oval hosted in December.
But they were called into action this week by CA who was desperate to keep its BBL teams out of Sydney for another two weeks, or risk compromising the entire competition.
That means at least three more matches for Manuka Oval, including a Sydney derby between the Sixers and Thunder on Wednesday.
Both sides will base themselves in the capital this coming week, but what happens after that is anyone's guess. Matches are still scheduled for Sydney towards the back end of January, but if border restrictions don't ease over the next fortnight then CA will need to assemble yet another contingency.
"We're just watching case numbers, watching borders, the aim is to leave it as late as we can to make a call," Sixers chief Jodie Hawkins said.
"Obviously moving cricket matches is logistically a bit more difficult than other sports because we need wickets prepared and other things.
"We're just giving ourselves time to have a look and make sure that we're giving ourselves the best chance possible that we'll get back to Sydney.
"The group's adapting really well to the fact that sometimes we don't know where we're going next. We just have to keep rolling with it."
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The Sixers play Brisbane on the Gold Coast on Sunday before departing for the capital, bypassing Sydney entirely.
They'll be joined in town by the Thunder who have already played five matches at Manuka Oval this season.
Wednesday's Sydney derby shapes as a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash, and marks the first time the teams have met in Canberra.
Hawkins' Sixers haven't played at the venue since losing the 2015 final to the Perth Scorchers, in veteran Brett Lee's final match before retirement. Those two teams play again in Canberra next Saturday, two days before the Thunder host Hobart.
"We didn't have much of a preference and we don't have a lot of say in where we go," Hawkins said.
"There's obviously borders, there's venues and wickets to be prepared, there's accommodation, there's a lot of things that go into making sure we can actually move matches.
"With all these little COVID flare ups, border rules are changing fairly frequently so we've got to adapt to that on the run. We're having daily conversations with Cricket Australia at the moment around the schedule and making sure we can continue to deliver the Big Bash season."
MANUKA BIG BASH
Jan 13: Sydney Thunder v Sydney Sixers
Jan 16: Sydney Sixers v Perth Scorchers
Jan 18: Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes