Indian Players Involved in More Possible Covid Protocol Violations: Report


Amid a joint investigation by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia into a possible violation of biosafety protocols by five Indian players in Melbourne, Australian media reports claim that there are two more potential violations by Team India- members were. According to Sydney Morning Herald, Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya visited a baby store in Sydney in early December, with the report stating that the couple violated biosafety protocols by not wearing masks in the store.

A store called ‘Baby Village’ in Sydney, shared photos of Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya visiting the store.

The report also claimed that “a week or so later in Adelaide” a group of Indian players visited a Waffle and Coffee eatery with a “few of them going in to order before all sitting outside at a table. “. .

According to the report, the “players who entered should have worn a mask, according to protocols.”

On Saturday, five Indian players Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini were placed in isolation after a video surfaced of them eating inside a Melbourne restaurant on New Year’s Day.

Both the BCCI and the Australian board have started an investigation into a possible breach of biosafety protocols.

“The BCCI and CA are investigating the matter and are trying to determine whether the outing violates biosafety protocols,” Cricket Australia said in a press release.


In the meantime, the above-mentioned players have been placed in isolation on the advice of the Australian and Indian medical teams as a precaution. This includes separating the player group from the wider Indian and Australian squads while traveling and at the training site. , “added the CA release.

The third test of the four-match series is scheduled for January 7 at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

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