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Anushka and Vamika were also with Virat in the bio bubble made for the home series against England.
There is news of relief for India’s men’s and women’s cricket teams going on an important tour of England. The UK government has also allowed family members of Indian players, coaching and support staff to come along. Players and their family members (who want to go to England) are already quarantined in a hotel in Mumbai. From here he will leave for England on 3 June. In view of the lengthy tour and the strictness of the bio bubble, BCCI had planned from the beginning to send family members along, but for this the permission of the UK government was necessary.
Both teams will reach London from Mumbai
The men’s and women’s teams along with family members will leave for London from Mumbai on a chartered flight on June 3. From here both teams will be taken to Southampton. The player and his family will again be quarantined in Southampton. After the Quarantine ends, the men’s team will remain at Southampton and will play the World Test Championship final against New Zealand from 18 to 22 June. At the same time, the women’s team will leave for Bristol after the quarantine.
The whole team will meet each other for the first time on June 2
Right now the men’s and women’s teams are quarantined in the same hotel in Mumbai. Most of the players have been present at the hotel since 19 May. Here he has had a corona test several times. Players living in Mumbai (Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma) later arrive at the hotel and are quarantined with the family in separate rooms. He has also been tested Corona many times. All players will be able to meet each other for the first time on June 2. After this, on June 3, the team will leave for London.
WTC finalists get some leeway from Protocol
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on 29 May that the UK government had given the WTC final some relaxation from the local COVID protocol. If this exemption was not granted, the Indian players could not go to England. Right now, in view of Corona, the UK has banned the arrival of Indians to Britain. A similar exemption has been achieved for the women’s team.