In UAE for IPL, may face week’s quarantine the first challenge for players

UAE for IPL: After reaching the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Indian Premier League (IPL) the players will be quarantined for the first week. The players will stay in their respective bio-secure rooms with no human contact.


The players reached their hotel, covered in personal protective equipment (PPE). As the players entered inside the lobby they were sprayed with sanitizer using a machine. Also, all the players were tested for the Covid-19.


What are the guidelines?

  • After reaching their final destination the players with being quarantined for 1 – week.
  • During the player’s quarantined period they will have no contact with other players, with the housekeeping staff, or with their training staff.
  • Food or toiletries for the players will be placed outside the door and the players will have to wait for 1-2 minutes before going to collect the items.
  • During the quarantine period, there will be no pieces of training for the players.
  • After the end of their quarantine period, the players will be tested for Covid-19.
  • After getting a negative report only they will be able to start training and meet other players.


The entire tournament(IPL) will be played for 53 days that is between 19 September 2020 and 10 November 2020.

Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Mumbai Indians (MI), Rajasthan Royals (RR), and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) reached Dubai for the tournament on Friday while Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) reached Dubai on Saturday.


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