Rabindra Jadeja is one of the CSK players who is currently in England with the Indian team.© AFP
Following the cancellation of the Manchester Test, the Chennai Super Kings are looking to move the Indian team to Dubai by Saturday. The players will then be in a six-day quarantine and join the rest of the squad members who are already in the IPL 2021 bubble. Speaking to ANI, CSK CEO Kasi Bishwanathan confirmed the matter and said the team is crossing fingers so that Rabindra Jadeja, Shardul Tagore and Cheteshwar Pujara can fly to Dubai on Saturday. “Now that the Test match is over, we want to take the CSK boys to Dubai tomorrow,” he said.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has asked the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to reschedule the canceled 5th Test match which was scheduled to be held in Manchester from Friday.
The BCCI and the ECB discussed a few points to find a way to play Test matches; However, the prevalence of Kovid-1 of in the Indian team forced the decision to stop the game.
The 1st season, which was postponed due to the Covid-1 pandemic epidemic in May this year, will resume in Dubai on September 1 with a blockbuster clash between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians.
The action will then be shifted to Abu Dhabi where Kolkata Knight Riders will face Royal Challengers Bangalore. On September 2, Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Chennai Super Kings. In all, 13 matches will be played in Dubai, 10 in Sharjah and 8 in Abu Dhabi.
The BCCI has decided to discontinue contact tracing devices for the UAE leg from 19 September. The Indian board has decided that if any player comes positive for Covid-1 for in the UAE, Bubble Integrity Officers will conduct the necessary contact tracing.
The board has come up with a one-page health advice that outlines the guidelines that everyone involved in the IPL should follow to ensure the smooth running of the league.
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