Don’t break COVID-19 protocols, BCCI warns IPL players | Cricket News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The coronavirus circumstances within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are growing quickly — in keeping with a modern report — making the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) somewhat frightened in regards to the cricketers, who’re reaching the gulf nation for this yr’s IPL.
The UAE is scheduled to host the 13th version of the Indian Premier League from September 19 and two groups — Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals — have already reached Dubai. Different groups can even be reaching in a few days.
A senior BCCI official advised IANS that each one the gamers and IPL workforce house owners have been advised to handle themselves. “Strict directions have been given to all of the gamers, teaching employees, house owners and different members. We do not need that due to somebody’s mistake, others get contaminated and endure,” the official stated.
“UAE will present all the assistance wanted concerning security of gamers (medical or different). The groups’ house owners have additionally been requested to not roam right here and there freely as a result of coronavirus circumstances are not any much less in that nation. After so many delays, the IPL goes to occur and everyone should respect it and be extra accountable,” he stated.
Final month, England quick bowler Jofra Archer was dropped from the taking part in XI for the second Take a look at in opposition to West Indies after it was discovered that he had damaged the workforce’s bio-secure protocol.
The IPL 13 can be performed throughout three venues in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah until November 10.


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