The Indian cricket team is in Brisbane for the fourth and final test against Australia.© Instagram
The Indian cricket team, which landed in Brisbane for the fourth and final Test against Australia, was shocked on Tuesday when it was moved to a hotel that “had no basic facilities,” triggering an intervention from the BCCI top. It has been learned that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, Secretary Jay Shah and CEO Hemang Amin have all contacted their Cricket Australia counterparts after complaints reached them, and it has been assured that the Indian contingent will feel comfortable from now on. The series is currently 1–1 draw.
“There was no room service or housekeeping facilities. The gym is very basic and not of international standards and the pool is not accessible. This was not what they were promised when they checked in,” a senior BCCI source said. PTI on conditions of anonymity.
India will play its fourth test in Queensland’s capital from January 15, where the increase in COVID-19 cases and a border lock with New South Wales has led to strict hotel quarantine for the Ajinkya Rahane-led team.
When asked if the players could mingle, the board source said, “Yes, they have been given a team room and are allowed to meet at the hotel.”
When asked if the team had protested to the hotel authorities, the source said, “When the manager asked how these things are not being handled, they just said,” The rule applies to both Indian and Australian teams. no team subject to hard quarantine rules. ”
However, the Indian contingent is confident that both Ganguly and Shah will be able to resolve the issue amicably as the injury-ridden team prepares for the deciding match.
Australia had won the opener in Adelaide within three days, before India returned for the second Test in Melbourne. The two sides shared the honor in a captivating third test in which India put in a brave feat in the pursuit of a mammoth 407.
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