IPL Teams Arrived in UAE
Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders - arrived in the UAE on Thursday. Last season's champions Mumbai Indians, teams of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will leave for UAE on Friday, other two other teams Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad will reach UAE by the end of this week.
As per the rules and regulations approved for the tournament, the players and support staff of all the franchises, were all tested multiple times for Covid-19 before their departure. Upon their arrival in the UAE, they will be required to undergo a six-day isolation period, with testing to take place on days 1, 3 and 6.
Harbhajan Singh might not travel to Dubai on Friday according to a report in Times of India, Harbhajan has decided not to travel because of his mother’s illness. He will reach Dubai after a week or 10 days.
The new player Ajinkya Rahane who joined the Delhi Capitals for the first time said, “There is no doubt that it will be a challenging trip for everyone involved. But like everyone else, I’ve spent these last few months focusing on my physical and mental health, and taking care of my family,”