5 India players are isolating as a precaution after a video on social media confirmed them consuming indoors at a Melbourne restaurant.
Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini – all a part of India’s Test squad to play Australia – might be remoted from different gamers however are nonetheless in a position to prepare.
Each group is investigating to find out whether bio-secure protocols for the tour have been breached.
The third Test begins on 7 January.
The tour is being performed with restrictions to assist stop the unfold of coronavirus.
Whereas in Melbourne, the place the recent second Test was played, gamers and employees are allowed to go away to their lodge but when they attend a restaurant they need to stay outdoor.
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An India supporter posted a video on social media of the 5 players consuming indoors at a restaurant on New Yr‘s Day.
“The BCCI [Board of Control for Cricket in India] and CA [Cricket Australia] are investigating the matter and searching for to find out whether the outing constitutes a breach of biosecurity protocols,” a Cricket Australia assertion stated.
“Within the interim, on the recommendation of the Australian and Indian medical groups, the aforementioned gamers have been positioned in isolation as a precaution.
“This may embody separating the group of gamers from the broader Indian and Australian squads when touring and on the coaching venue.”
On Monday the groups are resulting from the journey from Melbourne to Sydney for the third Test which might be performed on the Sydney Cricket Ground
No particulars got on whether the 5 players would be capable of play in Sydney.
Pant and Gill each performed within the second Test, which India won the stage of the four-Test series, whereas vice-captain Rohit was anticipated to play within the third, having not too long ago quarantined for 14 days to join the squad late after injury.