Following the cancellation of the fifth and final test of the five-game series between England and India in Manchester due to fear of COVID-19, BCCI and the franchise will be closely monitoring a few players, who were considered to be relatives. contact with assistant physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar, who tested postie on the eve of the match.
Since the players will be arriving in Dubai directly from Manchester, the second phase of the IPL could suffer the consequences if any of the players show symptoms in the coming days. So the likes of Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Siraj will be in the eyes of BCCI before the tournament begins according to a report in Indoor sports.
Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja will take part in the first match after the resumption of the 2021 edition of the IPL between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings. The Mumbai Indians skipper received treatment from Parmar after the fourth test due to his hamstring problem.
Rohit, Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah arrived in Abu Dhabi on Saturday and will undergo a mandatory six-day quarantine before taking the pitch on Sunday, September 19.
The 2021 edition of the IPL has been put on hold due to the increase in COVID-19 cases inside the bio-bubble as only 29 matches could take place.