The Indian cricket team reached England on 3 June and is currently in a hotel in Southampton. India has to play the final match of the Test Championship on this England tour on June 18-22 and then play a 5-match Test series with England. but meanwhileHas given a big gift to Indian players. Indian players will get 20 days off during the three-month long tour of England, in which they will be able to travel around the UK.
Team India will get 20 days off
The Indian cricket team is on a three-month long tour of England. India have to play a Test series against England from August 4, more than a month after the final of the Test Championship. Now quoting a member of the team management, ANI has written that this will be a necessary break for the players. The officer said,
The team members will go on a break after the final against New Zealand on 24 June. They will then come together on 14 July to prepare for the series against England. This series is to start from 4th August.
Players need rest
Team India playersEngland will have to remain in the bio bubble after the final of the series. After this, the players will remain in the bio bubble in the second half of IPL 2021 and then the same is to happen in the T20 World Cup. So the players need a break. In the 20-day holiday that BCCI is going to give to Indian players, they will be able to roam anywhere in Britain. According to the formula,
“Look, it’s simple. The boys need to be switched off and rest. But we also cannot forget Kovid-19 which is not completely gone yet. Therefore, the travel plan will be made in such a way that the players and their families do not get stuck somewhere in the UK during the break. Imagine going to another country and there would be a travel ban if the cases suddenly increase. You don’t want players or their families to be trapped. So we’re only looking at places in the UK.”
Final match will be played from 18
The Indian cricket team is currently in a quarantine at a hotel in Southampton and from June 12, the players will be seen practicing together. On the other hand, the New Zealand team is playing a 2-match Test series with England. Whose first match was a draw. Both the teams would be looking to enter the final of the Test Championship with their best performance and would like to create history by winning the trophy.