The upcoming home season is ready to be curtailed as a result of well being disaster.© AFP
Players should signal a consent type earlier than resuming coaching at their respective centres, the BCCI mentioned in its SOPs to state associations, which additionally barred anybody over 60 years of age and people with underlying medical circumstances from collaborating in camps. According to its 100-page-long Standard Operating Procedure, the gamers should signal the shape acknowledging the dangers concerned with resumption of coaching amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2019-2020 home season resulted in March however the upcoming season, which normally begins in August, is ready to be curtailed as a result of well being disaster.
“The health and safety of players, staff and stakeholders will be the sole responsibility of respective State Cricket Associations,” learn the BCCI tips on resumption of cricket, which is in PTI’s possession.
Support workers, officers and floor workers over 60 years of age and with people with underlying medical circumstances are barred from attending coaching camps till “suitable guidelines are issued by the Government”.
From travelling to the stadium to coaching there, the gamers should observe strict security protocols. Before the graduation of the camp, the medical group ought to purchase journey and medical historical past (previous 2 weeks) of all gamers and workers via an internet questionnaire. Any participant and workers suspected to have COVID-19-like signs ought to endure PCR assessments.
“Two tests one day apart (Day 1 & Day 3) should be done to account for false negatives. If both the test results are negative, only then they should be included in the camp,” learn the SOPs.
The gamers should put on a N95 masks (with no valved respirator) on the best way to the stadium and will likely be inspired to put on eyewear in public locations in addition to throughout coaching.
“A webinar before commencement and in-person education workshop on Day 1 of the camp must be conducted by the CMO (Chief Medical Officer) for all players & staff…”
Players are suggested to take their very own transportation on method to the stadium. Following the ICC’s ban, the gamers are barred from using saliva on the ball.
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