Indian cricketers will complete a challenging eight-day quarantine period in Mumbai before departing on June 2 for a marathon tour of the UK. They will play six test matches, including the World Test Championship final against New Zealand. depart
The BCCI is still preparing ten days of soft quarantine for players after arriving in the UK. Indian cricket team will stay for marathon test matches for three and a half months.
If it is a 10-day quarantine, the Indians will move around the city from June 13. The World Test Championship final against New Zealand will start on June 18.
Board also directed that looking at the tour duration, the players’ families will follow them.
However, it is still not sure whether wives and the kids will go from not. Although, they can join after the WTC final. There are around thirty days before starting the test series on August 4.
BCCI is also confident that all players will receive their first dose of vaccine before heading to the UK. Still, it will be difficult for Prasidh Krishna because he reported Covid positive after coming into contact with Varun Chakravarthy to get vaccinated before leaving for the UK.
If all Indian players receive the Covishield vaccine in India, it will be easier to take second hits in the UK as it is the Oxford vaccine.
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah will present in Southampton for the WTC final.
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