- Due to Covid-19 protocols ‘soft quarantine’, there was a restriction on Indian players to met only during the training session.
- The much-awaited series, starts with the first ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 27 November.
This Thursday the Indian cricket team moved to the new Hotel, after completing there 14-day ‘soft quarantine’ in Sydney’s suburbs as part of bio-safe bubble.
The visiting players and support staff were previously staying during their ‘soft quarantine’ at Pullman – Sydney Olympic Park. Where they met on the field only during training sessions. No players were allowed to sit next to each other and many buses were used to get to and from the field.
After the conclusion of the two-week quarantine, the Indian team has now checked into the Intercontinental Hotel. The team’s traditional hub for tourism in this part of the island nation.
India’s tour of Australia
India’s tour of Australia – The much-awaited series starts at Sydney Cricket Ground tomorrow (27 November 2020) with the first ODI. The ODI will be witness to a limited audience keeping in mind the Covid-19 protocol.
After entering the bio-bubble, the cricketers will now have more freedom and will be allowed to eat. Socially meet and dine together in a controlled environment. After spending almost three months in the bio-bubble for the IPL. The 14-day quarantine has been demanding for most of the players landing directly from the UAE in Sydney.
India’s new white-ball vice-captain, KL Rahul, recently admitted that he enjoyed meeting with his teammates for training.
The India tour of Australia, includes 3 ODIs, 3 T20 Internationals and 4 Tests matches. The tour will begin on Friday with the first ODI. Test series will commence in Adelaide from 17 December.