Players, including Rishabh trousers, Ravichandran ashwin, Ajinkya rahane, Ishant sharma, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw and Umesh Yadav, submitted COVID-19 evidence upon arrival in Dubai.
“The players will be serving a six-day quarantine under IPL protocols, during which they will be tested three times. Thereafter, the players will join the rest of the Delhi Capitals team, which is already part of the bio-bubble. ”Said the franchise in its official statement.
The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has informed all franchises that all players arriving from the UK must comply with a mandatory six-day quarantine before entering the team bubbles.
“The BCCI informed us on Friday that all players coming from the UK to United Arab Emirates they will have to undergo six days of quarantine before they can join the team bubbles. Obviously, the bubble-to-bubble transfer from the UK to the UAE no longer holds up considering the current scenario, “the official said.
With the cancellation of the final test between India and England in Manchester, IPL franchises on Friday contacted charter companies to bring their Manchester players to the United Arab Emirates for the resumption of the cash-rich league.
The fourteenth season, which was postponed in May this year in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, will resume on September 19 in Dubai with the match between the Chennai Super Kings and the defending champions Mumbai Indians.
The action will then move to Abu Dhabi, where Kolkata Knight Riders will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore. Sharjah will host its first game on September 24 when Royal Challengers Bangalore take on Chennai Super Kings.
In total, 13 matches will be played in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and eight in Abu Dhabi.
The board has created a 46-page health notice that sets out all the tips that everyone associated with the IPL must follow to ensure the smooth running of the league.