India vs Sri Lanka 2021
While the squad was announced on Thursday the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have already requested the players and the support staff to assemble in Mumbai and undergo quarantine, earlier than flying out to Colombo on June 28.
The members must take RT-PCR checks repeatedly, they usually could also be allowed to enter the health club amenities within the resort after the primary six days – if their reviews are negative.
As per the itinerary, the Indian team will attain Colombo and undergo hard quarantine until July 1, after which they are going to be allowed smooth quarantine, with the choice of observation. As soon as the seven-day quarantine is over, the team can prepare from June 5.
“The protection of our players and the help staff is paramount, and we are going to be sure that all the issues are taken care of,” a senior Board official mentioned. Even earlier than flying out to England, the men‘s and women‘s groups needed to undergo a two-week lengthy quarantine, and this time, too, related restrictions will stay.
With Virat Kohli’s men busy in England, a young Indian team will play three ODIs and as many T20Is within the island nation underneath the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan. Whereas the BCCI is but to formally announce the coach, Rahul Dravid will journey with the crew as the pinnacle coach, alongside together with his NCA colleagues – together with Paras Mhambrey.
All the matches will likely be performed at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The choice to play all matches in a single venue was taken by the BCCI and Sri Lanka Cricket to scale back the journey amid the second wave of COVID-19