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India v New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship 2021 Finals: 8-day bubble in India, 10-day quarantine in UK from 2 June, family to travel

New Delhi, 8 May: Virat Kohli and the boys’ preparations for the upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand in the UK from 18 June – starting on 25 May when they enter the bio bubble created for them here in India. The 8-day bubble will be followed by another 10-day quarantine in Britain before the boys take on the Kiwi in Southampton.

Talking to ANI, about the roadmap prepared for the WTC final and the five-match Test series against England, a BCCI official said that it would be a case of breaking the quarantine period into two parts so that the could start training once. Can UK on 2 June.

“You can expect the boys to come into the bubble on 25 May, as it will be an 8-day quarantine period, which will not just include testing against COVID-19, but also no agitation as the boys prepare for the UK. Let’s do the schedule. India’s predetermined playing eleven for the ICC World Test Championship final: a possible Indian cricket team line-up for the summit clash against New Zealand.

“On June 2 in the UK, the boys will go for another 10-day quarantine. But this time cricketers can undergo training as they are moving from bubbles in India to bubbles in a charter plane in England. From a bubble Moving towards the bubble. However, it allows them to be trained even when there is no continuous movement all the time, ”the official explained.

Given that the team concludes the fifth Test against England on 14 September – the last day of the fifth test – in Manchester, it will be over 3 months that the boys will be in the UK and the official said the players will see their families. Permission to travel is being given.

“Not only the duration of the tour, the COVID-19 ban also means that you cannot take place. There will be a month gap between the Test Championship final and the Test against England starting on August 4 at Trent Bridge. 4. Officials said the players would be accompanied by their families.

Another important area of ​​focus is the vaccination process and the official said some more time will be required before a clear picture can be drawn. “The Indian government has opened vaccination for everyone above 18 so that players can take their first dose. But the second is the question here and while the BCCI is working closely with the England and Wales Cricket Board to get the players. A second dose in the UK, if it is not approved by the UK government, we will have the vaccine taken from India for the second dose. Let’s see how it works in the coming days, “the official explained.

The BCCI on Friday named a 20-member squad (two for fitness clearance) which will also have four standby players. Three of the four standby players are fast bowlers – Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Arzan Nagwaswala.

Jaspreet Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Moe. Shami, mo. When asked about his role as the main squad of Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Umesh Yadav, the official said that the standby players would double as bowlers. IPL 2021: Tim Seifert, New Zealand batsman, test positive for COVID-19, Mrs Charter Flight from India.

“See, the six fast bowlers in the main squad have to be quite good as long as you are not unlucky and have suffered many injuries. So, these three bowlers are ready to be ready as the main bowler when needed. Will double in form. ” “The official said.

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