A Five-Star Jail ‘- A member of the Indian team on the tour of Australia Bio-bubble feeling the heat of life
International cricket resumed after a four-month break in July earlier this year amid fears of COVID-19. England And the Wales Cricket Board (ECB) led the way in creating bio-bubbles for teams and other countries have also followed suit since. Even the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) coincided with a plethora of players who had been in the bubble for almost three months.
For Team India players, the bio-bubble life has expanded as they left for Australia shortly after the IPL and are currently training while staying in Sydney. But cricketers are not allowed to meet each other in hotels, even group meetings are banned. The life of bio-bubbles is very tough on the players and many of them have already expressed concern over it.
And now Indian cricketers are also feeling the heat. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, one of the players of the touring squad has started getting influenced by life in the bubble. Rather they have called it ‘five-star prison’.
Ban on team india players in bubble
The report further states that the restrictions placed on Team India’s players in the bio-bubble in Australia. In Sydney, players are moving in four mega vehicles, with only 10–11 allowed in each. In addition, they are also asked to maintain a safe distance inside the vehicle.
Visitors are also not allowed to have group meetings and dining together. Players are also prohibited from going outside their hotel or hotel room and are not allowed to work outside. All of these restrictions can be lifted when the quarantine period ends before the three-match ODI series begins on 27 November. India and Australia will also face each other in three T20Is and four Tests.
While the ODIs and T20Is will be played in Sydney and Canberra, the first of four Tests is scheduled for the match. Adelaide (D / N test). The subsequent three matches of the tour will be in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.