India captain Ajinkya Rahane tried to douse the quarantine controversy on Wednesday, stating that his group is “not aggravated” with strict bio-safety protocols however conceded that it was “difficult” to be confined when life outdoors their five-star facility right here appears to be “regular”.
There have been unconfirmed media studies that the Indian contingent has been sad with the quarantine protocols in Sydney the place they’ve been confined to resort and even stricter guidelines issued for venue of the fourth Take a look at Brisbane, the place they wouldn’t even transfer out of their respective rooms.
“We’re not in any respect aggravated however sure there are some challenges in quarantine as life in Sydney is totally regular. We’re not in any respect aggravated and we all know what’s our precedence right here,” the Indian captain made it clear whereas fielding a collection of questions on the eve of the third Take a look at right here.
Quarantine life is a problem. We all know the life outdoors in Australia is regular. We all know methods to deal with it. As a group, we wish to do properly and play some good cricket – Captain @ajinkyarahane88 #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/vaeGlp0MZz
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 6, 2021
It’s understood that the Queensland resort could have an IPL like bio-bubble wherein gamers can mingle. Rahane, whereas sidestepping on unconfirmed collection pull-out threats, made it clear that the main target is on the Take a look at match beginning tomorrow on the SCG.
Gamers can’t be faulted for feeling a bit jaded contemplating they’ve been in Australia for the previous seven weeks transferring from one bubble to a different however the skipper stated the brand new regular must be embraced.
“All of us are ready and we wish to play some good cricket. We all know that life in Sydney is regular however gamers are caught of their rooms which is okay. We all know methods to deal with it and we’re ready for any form of scenario.
“It’s about being within the second and taking part in some good cricket,” stated India’s hero of eight-wicket victory in Melbourne.
“Very first thing first, we aren’t complaining on something and we’re simply focussed on the sport. Simply wish to begin properly.”
Whereas he was repeating the identical reply for all of the quarantine-related queries, he evaded the query in regards to the group returning residence after the completion of the third Take a look at in Sydney.
“We as gamers are simply focussing on this Take a look at match and administration, they are going to take the choice. For us, it’s all about giving our greatest on the sphere. Take a look at match is beginning tomorrow and we wish to do properly as a group and win the Take a look at match,” stated the non-controversial group chief.
As per sources, the BCCI and CA prime brass are presently engaged in a dialogue on potential relaxations that the gamers can get in Queensland.
“If gamers are collectively within the discipline then how can they simply be confined to the rooms on coming again to the resort. A minimum of they will work together with one another and have meals collectively within the night,” a BCCI supply stated.