The Indian cricket team will be allowed to gradually increase the scope of their training during the upcoming England tour during isolation in Southampton. India has to play the final of the World Test Championship with New Zealand in Southampton from June 18. The ICC gave this information on Saturday. The Indian team will leave for England on June 2, where it will stay for about three months and 15 days.
After the World Test Championship, India has to play a five-match Test series along with England from August 4. The ICC said in a statement, ‘Before touring England, the team will have to stay in Quarantine for 14 days in India, where its players will be tested daily. After leaving, he will go straight to the hotel at Hampshire Bowl and will be tested again there. After that they will remain in isolation.
Cricket’s apex body further said, ‘Players will be tested on a regular basis during isolation. After being found negative in each round of tests, the players of the bio bubble will be allowed to gradually increase the scope of training.
The New Zealand team has already reached England, where they have to play a two-match Test series with England from June 2. After this, she will go into the bio-secure bubble and then start her training after the test.