In occasions of a pandemic and bio-secure bubbles, you possibly can’t afford to be mentally worn skinny. Players of the India and England cricket groups, inside only a day of ending their high-octane ODI sequence, needed to be part of their respective franchises for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) that begins on April 9. And shifting from one bio-bubble to a different could be fairly the problem, says Mohammed Siraj who joined the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) camp with teammate Yuzvendra Chahal.
Teaming the obligatory PPE kits with a trendy pair of goggles, the Indian duo headed left Pune, “having the entire aircraft for themselves”.
While they had been largely alone within the flight, a pink PPE go well with would have been extra enjoyable, Siraj quipped in a video shared on the official Twitter deal with of the RCB.
The clip exhibits the gamers resting and having fun with the hospitality, with Chahal, who was travelling together with his spouse, even sneaking in a fast nap.
Bold Diaries: Team India to RCB
Yuzvendra Chahal and Mohammed Siraj joined the RCB camp forward of Vivo IPL 2021. On @myntra presents Bold Diaries, we present you the way the RCB crew loved having your complete plane for themselves.#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers #IPL2021 pic.twitter.com/WKfe4157f8
– Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) March 30, 2021
Comparing the bubble-to-bubble switch to a “mission” of kinds, Siraj stated they’d solely know by night how laborious the mission was and whether or not they had been profitable. He went on so as to add, “safety first”, referring to the PPE go well with.
Chahal’s spouse, Dhanashree, in addition to SunRisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) Jonny Bairstow additionally tagged together with the RCB duo.
So, why was Bairstow on the identical flight? Because in occasions of COVID-19, flight-pooling appeared to be the most secure possibility, contemplating each the Indian and England groups had been staying in the identical bubble through the sequence that ended on Sunday.
India had the proper outing towards England, profitable all of the three sequence towards England — the Tests, T20Is and ODIs.
In the opening match of the IPL, RCB tackle Mumbai Indians (MI) in Chennai. The match begins at 7.30 pm. SunRisers Hyderabad, then again, open their marketing campaign on April 11, once they tackle Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
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