Indian team of Sri Lanka tour reaches Mumbai, will remain in Quarantine till June 28

Members of India’s limited overs team led by Shikhar Dhawan arrived in Mumbai and went on a two-week quarantine. The team members will remain in isolation till June 28.

Members of India’s limited overs team led by Shikhar Dhawan arrived in Mumbai and went on a two-week quarantine. The team members will be in isolation till June 28 and during this time they will undergo RT-PCR test every other day and after completion of six tests, the team will leave for Colombo for the six-match series against Sri Lanka starting on July 13.

The Cricket Board of India (BCCI) tweeted, posting a picture of some players including Dhawan, ‘Team India’s limited overs team of Sri Lanka tour has gathered in Mumbai. It is good to see some new and happy faces in the team.

The team going to Sri Lanka will follow the same standard operating procedure that was followed by the Test team that went to Britain for the World Test Championship and the five-Test tour.

A BCCI source told PTI on condition of anonymity, “All the rules will be the same that we followed in England. Players coming from outside came by chartered aircraft and some in business class of commercial flight.

“They will be in room isolation for seven days and then can meet in a biologically safe environment,” he said. Players can use the gym facility in small groups.

The three-match ODI series will start from July 13. The Indian team will stay in isolation at the team hotel in Colombo for three days and then train. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has already announced that National Cricket Academy director Rahul Dravid will be the head coach of the limited overs team.

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