Delhi Capital, Sunrisers Hyderabad may not give an inch to each other while on the field but they are likely to share the chartered flight to UAE to compete in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).
According to a report, both Delhi Capitals & Sunrisers will gather in Mumbai by 22nd August and in all likelihood will fly together to UAE on the same chartered flight on 23rd August.
The team management of both the teams are yet to officially made a comment on the development.
IPL 2020 : Check out the plans of IPL teams travel and other details for IPL 2020 in UAE
Most of the IPL franchises InsideSport spoke to will travel to UAE between 21st to 24th August. Chennai Super Kings is the only IPL team which has officially declared that they will travel to UAE on 21st August via a chartered flight from Chennai.
Out of all their Indian players, only Ravindra Jadeja is likely to travel on his own to UAE. Will BCCI’s BIO-BUBBLE norms allow that, that is yet to be ascertained.
– Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad traveling on 23rd August to UAE from Mumbai
– Chennai Super Kings will leave from Chennai on 21st August
– Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians will also leave for UAE on 21st August from Mumbai
– Kolkata Knight Riders also will assemble in Mumbai and will leave either on 21st or 22nd
– Rajasthan Royals is also assembling in Mumbai and will leave for UAE on 22nd August
– Royal Challengers has asked their team to assemble in Bengaluru. The dates for their travel are not confirmed but it is assumed that they too will travel from Bengaluru to AbuDhabi on 23rd August
– KingsXI Punjab is likely to travel from Delhi via a Chartered flight but the franchise is yet to divulge any details around that.
IPL 2020 : Players asked to enter daily temperatures on APP
Meanwhile it is reliably learnt that all teams have instructed their players to self quarantine themselves and monitor their body temperatures on a daily basis. As per the instruction of the BCCI, players have been asked to enter their body temperatures on the CENTRALISED app provided by the BCCI.
“The entire team, support staff who will be entering IPL 2020 BIO-BUBBLE has been asked to monitor their temperatures and enter the same in the centralize app provided by the IPL management”, informed one of the IPL franchise.
Players will have to undergo multiple COVID-19 tests before they will be allowed to enter the BIO-BUBBLE set by the IPL 2020 management