IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders’ gamers assemble in Mumbai for week-long quarantine forward of 14th version

IPL 2021: Kolkata Knight Riders’ gamers assemble in Mumbai for week-long quarantine forward of 14th version

Mumbai: Kolkata Knight Riders cricketers have began assembling in Mumbai for serving their week-long obligatory quarantine forward of the 14th version of the Indian Premier League starting on 9 April.

Former IPL skipper Dinesh Karthik, Varun Chakaravarthy, Rahul Tripathi, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Sandeep Warrier, Vaibhav Arora had been among the many first set of individuals to reach.

Help employees together with assistant coach Abhishek Nayar and assistant bowling coach Omkar Salvi additionally arrived on the resort on Saturday.

“IT’S QUARANTIME and the #Knights are checking in for the season! The start of the camp is simply across the nook…,” KKR tweeted on Sunday.

West Indies duo of Sunil Narine and Andre Russell are anticipated to affix quickly, whereas the arrival particulars of remainder of the gamers are but to be finalised.

“Look who’s on a airplane to India. See you quickly, massive man!”, KKR wrote with {a photograph} of Russel sporting a masks on the flight.

“The Caribbean #Knights are only some hours away from their second residence #India!,” learn one other tweet.

As per BCCI’s tips, all gamers, help employees and administration getting into the bubble have to endure a seven-day quarantine of their resort rooms.

“Each particular person will probably be examined a number of occasions throughout this era, and upon returning the mandatory unfavourable outcomes, will probably be allowed to return out of their rooms and begin outside coaching and observe session,” KKR stated on its web site.

“The testing will proceed as per BCCI’s tips all through the match, just like the way it was carried out final season within the UAE.”

Gamers who’re concerned within the three-match ODI sequence between India and England in Pune, together with Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Kuldeep Yadav and Prasidh Krishna will be capable to be part of their respective franchises by way of a bubble-to-bubble switch with out having to serve a quarantine once more.

“Gamers coming instantly from the Bubble created for India vs England sequence could also be permitted to affix the franchise squad with out serving the obligatory quarantine interval, supplied they fulfill the next standards,” learn the BCCI tips.

Two-time former champions KKR, who completed on the fifth place on the factors desk with seven wins and as many losses final 12 months, will open their marketing campaign in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai on 11 April.

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