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BCCI lifts bio-bubble restrictions from India vs South Africa series

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As per the latest reports, the BCCI has decided to lift the bio-bubble from cricket.

The upcoming India vs South Africa series will not be having any bio-bubble restrictions.

All players will however undergo Covid-19 tests prior to the matches.

The series commences on the 9th of June for which the players will depart on the 7th of June.

BCCI secretary, Jay Shah confirmed in an interview that there will be no restrictions in the India-South Africa series.

This decision has come after 2 years after the emergence of coronavirus.

Both India and South Africa players can breathe a sigh of relief after the news.

But, before the Indian players leave for Delhi, BCCI has asked many of the players to assemble at the NCA in Bangalore.

All the players have to reach Bengaluru on or by the 5th of June to undergo fitness tests.

These tests will be monitored by the NCA head, VVS Laxman and Nitin Patel.

Many of the Indian players are carrying niggles of one sort or the other and BCCI wants to make sure that all the players are up and running.

After the short camp, the players will depart for Delhi. Rahul Dravid will remain with the team for the 5-match T20I series.

India’s Test team will also be leaving for England on the 16th of June. Both KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant will be joining the team after the completion of the South Africa series.

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