Indian players to be isolated in Mumbai from May 18-19 ahead of WTC final, team is scheduled to take-off for UK likely on June 2

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has sought coordinates and residential addresses of all the England-bound contingent, relations included, so that it can organize RT-PCR tests at the doorsteps of every.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has sought coordinates and residential addresses of all the England-bound contingent, relations included, so that it can organize RT-PCR tests at the doorsteps of every. The board managers will send medical teams to the homes of each member, in whichever part of the country he and his family is, to possess the Covid tests done on them. The tests are expected to be wiped out subsequent few days.

BCCI remains to await a proper health advisory from the united kingdom government via the International Cricket Council (ICC), the organizers of the planet Test Championship (WTC) final, but meanwhile, the board has decided that it’ll enforce two-week quarantine for the contingent. The quarantine will happen in Mumbai but the local members of the contingent could also be granted an exemption of every week on the strict condition that they do not move out of their houses.

The isolation period will start around May 18-19 so that the two-week self-seclusion are going to be over by the time the team is scheduled to require off for the united kingdom, presumably on June 2. aside from the WTC final against New Zealand from June 18, India will play five Tests against England in August-September.

Before the quarantine period starts, each member, and also the loved one who is predicted to fly with him, will have three RT-PCR tests, and once in isolation, there’ll be more regular and repetitive tests. The experience of IPL 2021, which had to be called off due to a string of Covid positive cases within the bio-bubble, seems to possess made the BCCI that far more strict on implementing the health guidelines.

The BCCI has been briefed that about 90 percent of the continent has had its first dose of vaccine. The preference for the players has been the Covishield vaccine, an AstraZeneca dose, within the hope that the British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical product should be available within the UK for the second jab. However, it’s been confined to Cricbuzz that the BCCI will attempt to organize any vaccine dose, if it weren’t to be Covishield, for the second shot during their three and a half month stays in England.

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