The Indian group will go through a three-day quarantine prior to taking off for South Africa. It is being learnt that the individuals from the South Africa-bound crew have been approached to look into a five star inn close to the Mumbai International Airport by Sunday (December 12) evening to satisfy the bio-security conventions. The group will leave for Johannesburg on Wednesday (December 16) by a contract flight.
India will play three Tests and three ODIs however now of time just the individuals from the Test crew will travel to South Africa. Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arzan Nagwaswallam, Hanuma Vihari and Vivek Ramakrishna (mentor), all individuals from the India A crew that just got back from a three-game series in Bloemfontein, have remained back in South Africa. The previously mentioned are either essential for the visiting party or players who have been drafted as reserves.
The incident free A visit to South Africa has encouraged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the individuals for venturing out to the country that is reeling under Omicron, a new and deadlier variation of COVID-19. The CSA has likewise vowed to play it safe on the execution of BSE conventions.
A few individuals from the crew went through a small camp in at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai under India bowling trainer Paras Mhambrey. Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant and Shardul Thakur participated in the camp worked with by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) in the city. The first of the three Tests begins in Centurion on the Boxing Day (December 26). Vagabonds in Johannesburg and Newlands in Cape Town will have other two Tests.
In the mean time, the India A crew tried not to land in Mumbai and flew straightforwardly to Ahmedabad from Bloemfontein to keep away from severe quarantine conventions in Maharashtra.