The BCCI on Saturday rubbished stories that it was once investigating a contravention of COVID-19 protocols by means of some Indian cricketers who ate out at a cafe right here, terming them “a malicious spin by means of a bit of Australian media”.
A senior Indian cricket board reliable instructed PTI that the visiting contingent is “neatly mindful” of the COVID-19 protocols and had now not violated any of them.
“No, there was no breach in bio-security protocols. Everyone related to the Indian workforce is easily acutely aware of the protocols,” the reliable stated on prerequisites of anonymity.
The fan, who claimed that he was once seated with regards to the avid gamers on the eating place, later apologised for growing confusion by means of claiming that he have been hugged by means of Pant after he paid for the avid gamers’ meal.
As in step with protocols, avid gamers are allowed to consume out supplied they take vital precautions.
“We can most effective time period it as a malicious spin by means of a bit of Australian media and this has began after their humiliating defeat,” he added.
India overwhelmed Australia by means of 8 wickets in the second one Test in Melbourne, making an improbable comeback days after the debacle within the four-match collection opener in Adelaide.
The ‘Sydney Morning Herald’, in a record that was once now not sponsored up by means of any statements from both the BCCI, Cricket Australia or the Indian workforce control, reported that the eating place talk over with was once a breach of bio-bubble protocol.
“The Australian media every now and then acts as an extension in their cricket workforce,” the BCCI reliable stated.
The bio-security bubbles were installed position to verify the avid gamers aren’t suffering from the pandemic that has gripped the sector for months now, with portions of Australia reporting contemporary outbreaks in recent years.
This had additionally put the way forward for the 3rd Test in Sydney doubtful prior to CA clarified that it might now not be shifted to Melbourne.
The tournament will start on January 7 and the 2 groups will arrive in Sydney a few days prior to the scheduled get started.