India Players Gear Up For Long Period Of Quarantine Ahead Of WTC Final
New Delhi: Indian players will undergo two-week-long hard quarantine in Mumbai before heading for the UK for the World Test Championship (WTC) WTC against New Zealand.
Besides the WTC final, India will also play the five-match Test series against New Zealand.
As per reports, the players residing in Mumbai will start their quarantine at the team hotel from Wednesday while those coming in from other parts of the country from May 24 onwards will start entering the bio-bubble. However, each member will have to return three negative tests before leaving for Mumbai.
Both men’s and women’s teams will then fly to the UK on June 2.
The men’s squad will reach Southampton where India will play New Zealand in the inaugural WTC final between June 18-22.The team will undergo another 10-day quarantine (training will be allowed) at a hotel built inside the premises of the stadium in Southampton.