The Indian staff’s apply session on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) was on Sunday cancelled attributable to rain and the gamers had been pressured to coach indoors. Within the absence of out of doors actions, the gamers had a health club session as they continued their preparations for the third Take a look at beginning in Sydney from January 7.
“India’s apply session at the moment on the MCG has been cancelled attributable to rain,” the BCCI mentioned in a press release.
Each the Indian and Australian gamers are scheduled to go away for Sydney on Monday.
On Saturday, Cricket Australia mentioned that 5 India Take a look at gamers, together with vice-captain Rohit Sharma, have been positioned in isolation and an investigation launched right into a potential breach of COVID-19 bio-security protocol.
This was after a fan put out a video of the gamers sitting inside an indoor restaurant on Twitter on Friday. The BCCI brass had initially dominated out any investigation after studies of a potential breach first appeared within the media right here, however CA later mentioned a joint probe is on.
The four-match sequence is levelled at 1-1 after India received by eight wickets on the MCG after shedding the day/night time Take a look at in Adelaide. In the meantime, The fourth and last Take a look at between India and Australia beginning January 15 in Brisbane, Queensland is in critical doubt after the Indian staff expressed their reservations to journey to Queensland and observe elevated quarantine restrictions. Attributable to new group transmission instances reported in New South Wales, Queensland has closed their borders and each the Australian and Indian groups are anticipated to journey to Queensland on a chartered flight.
A senior Indian staff official was quoted as saying by Cricbuzz that the staff just isn’t eager on touring to Brisbane and enter a ‘onerous bubble’ once more, after being quarantined for 14 days in Dubai after which one other 14 days in Sydney. “When you have a look at it, we had been quarantined for 14 days in Dubai earlier than touchdown in Sydney and doing so for an additional 14 days. Which means we had been in a tough bubble for almost a month earlier than popping out. What we do not need now’s to quarantine once more on the finish of the tour,” a supply within the Indian staff advised the web site.