Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab gamers arrived in Dubai on Thursday night (August 20) whereas Kolkata Knight Riders landed in Abu Dhabi the identical night time. While Royals’ squad accomplished its day 1 testing as per BCCI’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on the airport itself, KXIP went for a repeat take a look at on Friday (August 21).
As per the BCCI SOP, testing will likely be achieved on day 1, three and 6 and after that groups can begin coaching for the IPL 2020, starting September 19.
Since nobody is allowed to step out of the room within the six-day isolation interval, gamers made full use of their devoted balconies to talk to one another however following all social distancing tips.
The Royals have demarcated the outside space which a participant can’t use if his next-door teammate too is outdoors.
“The players can use the outdoor area alternately. For example, I can’t be in the balcony when the player next door too is outside but I can be out with the player in the following room,” stated a crew supply.
KXIP gamers can discuss to their instant neighbour whereas utilizing the balcony however the warmth in Dubai would guarantee they do it in daytime. Royals pacer Jaydev Unadkat additionally posted a video on social media, protecting his first morning in Dubai.
Going by the video, he has an air cycle in his room to maintain him in form and he used the outside space for his Yoga session. Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers and Mumbai Indians left for UAE on Friday (August 21). Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad gamers will go away India over the weekend.
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