Fri. Dec 4th, 2020
India Today Web Desk


Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) chairman Sanjeev Churiwala explained that the gamers from England and Australia will not be demanded to undergo a 6-day quarantine in the UAE to enter the IPL 2020 bubble as they will be joining from a secure natural environment.

As a lot of as 29 gamers from Australia and England will be participating in the IPL across eight franchises. As per the UAE government, gamers from each nations will have to have to furnish COVID-19 unfavorable check certificates issued no additional than 96 hrs in advance of departure.

Churiwala also stated that as per IPL 2020 SOPs, the gamers traveling from the England-Australia series will have to have to adhere to stringent protocols.

“It is pretty clear from BCCI SOP that every and every single player has to go by way of quarantine (in UAE). On the other hand, the gamers from England and Australia would previously be in a bio-bubble as they would be taking part in the series there,” Churiwala explained in a media interaction on the eve of his team’s departure to the UAE.

“If they carry on to stay in that bio-bubble and we can send a charter plane then they are as safe as other payers.

“But they will have to go by way of COVID testing procedures following landing. It will be additional stringent in their situation. There will be no compromise on security,” extra Churiwala.

RCB Chairman Sanjeev Churiwala also confirmed that AB de Villiers, Chris Morris and Dale Steyn will fly out of South Africa this weekend and join the staff on Saturday. As far as the camp is concerned, the contracted South Africa gamers in the IPL will be absolutely free following August 22 and they may well attain the UAE only following that.

“We needed an unique facility in the center so the gamers have brief travel time (involving Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah) and there is one hundred % compliance of the bio-bubble.

“We have booked the whole block which has 155 rooms with unique amenities like staff rooms, gymnasium and dining. All the hotel workers will also be examined to guarantee additional security,” Churiwala explained.

Looking at that the household members as well strictly have to have to adhere to the tournament protocols, not a lot of RCB gamers are traveling with their little ones and companions this time.

“It is a personalized alternative of the gamers but as far as I know, most of the gamers are not traveling with households. If they do, they will strictly have to adhere to the BCCI SOP,” Churiwala extra.

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