Rohit Sharma is among the many Indian gamers who’ve reached Chennai and are quarantining. (File Photograph)© AFP
The Indian cricketers on Thursday cleared their first spherical of RT-PCR checks and might be present process two extra rounds earlier than beginning coaching from February 2 for the upcoming Check sequence in opposition to England. The four-match sequence begins in Chennai on February 5. Your complete Indian contingent has already arrived within the metropolis and each the groups are staying on the Leela Palace resort. “The SOP is similar because the IPL bio-bubble throughout the onerous quarantine interval. We’ve got had one RT-PCR check achieved already and we might be doing two extra earlier than being cleared to coach. Proper now, the gamers must be confined to their rooms,” a senior BCCI official instructed PTI on the situation of anonymity.
The gamers must make do with some bodily train of their rooms below the supervision of the 2 power and conditioning consultants, Nick Webb and Soham Desai.
In a welcome transfer, the BCCI has allowed the gamers to be accompanied by their households because it “may very well be extraordinarily lonely” throughout the onerous quarantine part.
Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, senior opener Rohit Sharma, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, all-rounder Hardik Pandya have all been joined by their respective households and all of them have put out posts from their official social media handles.
“The gamers have all come again after a gruelling tour. Laborious quarantine will be extraordinarily tough and it will solely assist their properly being that wives and kids are round which might assist them stay in a very good head house,” the supply mentioned.
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