The Indian cricket team’s tour of South Africa is in doubt amid concern over a new variant of the corona. However, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal responded on Tuesday. India to tour South Africa …
The Indian cricket team’s tour of South Africa is in doubt amid concern over a new variant of the corona. However, BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal responded on Tuesday. He said that India will be touring in South Africa. India will play their last Test against New Zealand in Mumbai, from where the Indian team will depart for Johannesburg on a chartered flight on December 8 or 9. Dhumal is confident that the bio-bubble environment created by South Africa will keep players safe. India will play their first Test in Johannesburg from December 17. “We do not compromise on player safety. We currently have a chartered flight. Will be going to Johannesburg on schedule. The players are in the bio bubble, ”Dhumal told PTI.
Commenting on the change of venues in South Africa to counter the threat, Dhumal said: “We are in constant consultation with Cricket South Africa (CSA) officials. We will do our best to avoid compromising on the series. But compromising on the safety and health of our players if the situation worsens. We will abide by the decision of the Government of India. ” Said. Countries around the world have already imposed a ban on travel from South Africa. But India did not do that. However, according to the revised guidelines of the Government of India, South Africa is one of the “endangered” countries. Said Dhumal.
The India A team is already touring South Africa. The South African Foreign Ministry also said it was looking forward to the Indian cricket team. He promised to provide a “complete bio-safe environment” for the Indian team that came here for the series. India will play three Tests, three ODIs and four T20Is during the tour.
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