After the COVID-19 has struck the camp of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), thirteen cases are tests as positive. The figure shocked the cricketing bodies, and the rules strictly follow after the news. Later, two more franchises witness the COVID-19 positive cases that might have been a blow for BCCI. Before they got stuck, they revealed the formal schedule for IPL 2020, according to which the league is to hit the floors on 19th September.
With the COVID-19 strikes at the UAE and in some of the franchises, especially the UAE, almost 3,500 tests have been conducted yet. A reliable source told that 20,000 real tests would be evaluated to keep an eye on everyone’s health. As with the eight teams, a massive crowd must be hard to handle for the management, keeping everyone away from the virus crisis.
IPL 2020: More than 20,000 IPL tests to be conducted
One of the sources made it crystal clear that the crowd of IPL 2020 players is only allowed to stay between hotels and stadiums boundaries. As per the restricted quarantine rules, none of them can be allowed to step for visiting and touring.
“During the tournament, we will be conducting over 20,000 tests. The movement of the players and other officials of the IPL are strictly restricted between the hotel and the stadium.”
According to the rules, everyone will be staying in the bio-secure bubble with their franchises. Each of them will have to test every fifth day. Notably, the thirteen contestants of CSK are under isolation for fourteen days. They will begin their training after two weeks of quarantine would be completed for them.