The Indian cricket board is in talks with hosts Cricket Australia (CA) to permit the Indian cricket crew leeway after the Indian cricketers checked in on the Sofitel Brisbane Central lodge to a ‘Do It Your self (DIY)’ directive that denied them housekeeping providers. ALSO READ | IND vs AUS: Australia Skipper Tim Paine Apologises For Taunting Ravichandran Ashwin, Says ‘I Appeared Idiot’
The directives additionally denied them the usage of the swimming pool as Queensland, of which Brisbane is the capital, seeks to keep away from neighborhood transmission of Covid-19. A few areas in Brisbane have, in truth, been declared as hotspot areas.
A official of the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed to IANS that the crew, which reached Brisbane on Tuesday afternoon, has been denied housekeeping, room service and the usage of the swimming pool. “The BCCI is in talks with CA over the matter,” mentioned the official, hoping that the difficulty might be resolved.
There was hypothesis that India would not journey to Brisbane, although there was no official assertion from both the BCCI or CA on this challenge.
Each groups are being subjected to strict quarantine guidelines as they’ve arrived in Queensland from Sydney in New South Wales, which noticed an increase in Covid-19 instances lately.
The state of Queensland noticed a number of Covid-19 instances in current days which makes the precautions and a requirement for laborious quarantine comprehensible.
“Queensland has recorded one new native Covid-19 case and two in lodge quarantine whereas two Brisbane areas stay on excessive alert after they have been visited by a person with the extremely contagious UK pressure,” mentioned a report on Channel 9 information web site.
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk mentioned that the state has 28 lively instances.