IPL 2020 UAE: How Players Doing in UAE Under Safety Protocols (Photos)

Finally, every IPL fan’s wait is over and excitement is just around the corner. The IPL is finally happening in the United Arab Emirates after a lot of rumors regarding canceling due to the CoronaVirus pandemic in India. In August, BCCI’s confirmation to go ahead with the cash-rich league is a sigh of relief for millions of fans all over the world.  However, IPL dates have been announced but tocsin of CoronaVirus is still there and will require strict rules to be in place to ensure the safety of players.

After the confirmation of the dates of IPL, all teams are heading towards UAE. Before teams hit the stadium,  every member of each squad, including players, support staff, and team management will have to follow protocol.

Here are the safety protocols for IPL 2020 teams to prevent the danger of CoronaVirus in UAE.

  • Produce a negative COVID-19 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test report issued no more than 96 hours before arrival in the UAE.
  • Undergo mandatory one-week quarantine at their hotels or apartments. 
  • Undertake a mandatory COVID-19 test at the port of entry in the UAE, followed by tests on day three and six of their quarantine period.
  • Go into the biosecure bubble and will begin training once all the three tests are found to be negative.
  • Undergo follow up tests every fifth day and additional tests done when travelling from one city to another.

Let’s take a look at how players are doing in UAE under safety protocols for upcoming IPL 2020

Rajasthan Royals (RR) Players in UAE

Rajasthan Royals (RR) reached UAE on August 20
Rajasthan Royals (RR) reached UAE on August 20, now they are quarantined for six days in their rooms in order to follow SOPs. Most RR players spent their time by talking to each other from the balconies. (Rajasthan Royals Twitter)

Mumbai Indians Players In UAE for IPL 2020

Mumbai Indians also reached the United Arab Emirates on 21 August
Mumbai Indians also reached the United Arab Emirates on 21 August. Their testing will be done on day 1, 3 and 6 according to BCCI SOPs and after the testing MI will start training for IPL 2020. (Mumbai Indians Twitter)

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Photo While Traveling to UAE

Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) also arrived in Dubai on August 21
Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) also arrived in Dubai on August 21. RCB bowler Jaydev Unadkat posted a social media video showing his first day in Dubai. Also, Virat Kohli posted a picture on microblogging site Twitter with the caption” You’ve all been asking! So there you go. Captain Kohli is in the house!” CSK, RCB and MI all left for the United Arab Emirates on Friday.

Kings XI Punjab (KX1P) In Dubai UAE (Photo)

Kings XI Punjab (KX1P) Dubai on August 21
Kings XI Punjab (KX1P) also reached Dubai on August 21. They are going to quarantine for six days in Hotel and then will start practice for IPL 2020. KXIP fielding coach Johnty Rhodes is also arriving in Dubai very soon to join his team. Mandeep Singh posted a video on twitter about their arrival in Dubai. (Kings XI Punjab Twitter)

MS Dhoni Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Arrival in UAE (Photo)

MS Dhoni reached UAE and ready to rock the IPL
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) led by skipper MS Dhoni reached UAE and ready to rock the IPL. CSK posted a training session video on their twitter account with the caption “ The super camp sorely missed the super fans, thanks to COVID. But we managed to end it with a loud whistle!” The CSK batting coach also arrived in Dubai on friday. (Chennai Super Kings Twitter)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) arrived in Abu Dhabi

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) arrived in Abu Dhabi  (Group Photo)
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) arrived in Abu Dhabi while Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad players will leave India over the weekend. (Kolkata Knight Riders Twitter)

Rohit Sharm’s daughter – Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharm’s daughter
Rohit Sharm’s daughter is helping him pack for the IPL 2020. (Mumbai Indians Twitter)

Suresh Raina from CSK

Suresh Raina from CSK, Net Practice in UAE - IPL 2020
Suresh Raina from CSK is all set to conquer the grounds this IPL 2020. (Chennai Super Kings Twitter)

Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Virat Kohli workout in UAE for IPL 2020 Twitter Photo
Virat Kohli just posted a recent picture on Twitter after workout. (Royal Challengers Bangalore Twitter)

Leave a Comment