Australia vs India: Team India refused to travel to Brisbane for the 4th test due to quarantine protocols.
Australia vs India: According to the recent development from the official sources close to the team India, the Ajinkya Rahane led side is unwilling to travel to Brisbane’s Gaba for the 4th test match due to hard quarantine rules and protocols. The news burst out after five Indian players including senior opener Rohit Sharma were put under precautionary isolation due to a possible breach of the bio-secure bubble on Friday.
According to the reports from the close sources to the team, players have come to Australia after hard quarantine protocols for days in Dubai and the players are reluctant to follow that again in Brisbane’s Gaba.
It is over a month now and the players are not willing to travel to Brisbane as they would have to go through the same hard protocols of-days quarantine at the end of the tour.
Team India refused to travel to Brisbane:
“If you look at it, we were quarantining for 14 days in Dubai before landing in Sydney and doing so for another 14 days. That means we were in a hard bubble for nearly a month before coming out. What we don’t want now is to quarantine again at the end of the tour,” a source in the Indian team told Cricbuzz.
The source also told that the team is ready to play two games in a single venue or city- in that case, it means Sydney Cricket Ground.
“The whole squad are not willing to move to Brisbane for the fourth test if it means locking themselves to a hotel room again except for going to the ground. Instead, we will be happy to be in some other city, playing two tests at the same ground will be okay for us and returning home after series completion,” the source added.
Right now the series is leveled at 1-1 with two more games to go. India made a strong turnaround after embarrassing bundle at 36 in the first game.
The third test match will begin on 07th January at Sydney Cricket Ground.
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