India Men are scheduled to play World Test Championship last and 5 extra Tests in England.© AFP
India captain Virat Kohli, his white-ball deputy Rohit Sharma and head coach Ravi Shastri joined the England-bound squad‘s bio-bubble on Tuesday and started their eight-day hard quarantine together with the ladies’s workforce in Mumbai. The Indian girls’s workforce members additionally entered their eight-day exhausting quarantine on the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai situated close to the worldwide airport. The groups are anticipated to fly out on June 2 after all of the enjoying and non-playing members return three unfavourable RT-PCR outcomes. The males’s workforce will first tackle New Zealand within the World Test Championship last from June 18 earlier than a full collection towards England.
The girls are scheduled to tackle the hosts in a single Test, three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals beginning June 16.
“Wriddhiman (Saha) and Prasidh Krishna joined the bubble two days back after recovering fully from COVID-19. Mumbaikars like Virat, Rohit and coach Shastri have all now joined the bubble,” a BCCI supply confirmed.
It is learnt that approval for permitting the gamers’ households remains to be awaited however the BCCI is hopeful that it could be accomplished quickly.
“We can’t have our players being away from their families for three months and that too in a bubble. That’s never great for mental health,” the supply mentioned.
The negotiation on quarantine period as soon as the facet reaches England remains to be on and the exhausting quarantine (confined to resort rooms) might be shortened.
PTI has already reported that no change within the five-Test itinerary can occur after the England Cricket Board, throughout casual discussions, intimated to BCCI that shift of dates isn’t potential.
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