Against the background of the widespread case of COVID-19 in the country, IPL Chief Operating Officer Hemang Amin assured all players and employees participating in IPL 2021 that the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) will ensure their safe return home after the tournament ends on May 30, ANI reported.
The report also states that Amin wrote a letter to all players and staff, saying that the tournament was not over for BCCI until everyone returned home safely.
“We understand that many of you are worried about how you will get home after the tournament is over, which is natural and understandable,” reads the letter from Amin. “We want to let you know that you have nothing to worry about. BCCI will do everything to ensure that you get to your destinations without any problems.
“BCCI monitors the situation very closely and works with government agencies to organize your homecoming after the tournament. Make sure the tournament is not over for BCCI until each of you reaches home, safe and sound.”
He also assured the players that the management is doing everything to ensure their safety during the IPL, as they have increased vigilance and testing in the bio-balloon, given the growing cases of COVID-19 in the country.
“To alleviate any concerns and concerns, we are further strengthening our biosecurity environments to keep everyone in the tournament safe and healthy. We have recently increased testing in our bio-bubbles to be particularly vigilant. Instead of the scheduled test every five days, now we conduct a test every two days, “he wrote.
He also pointed out that the bio-bubbles are further strengthened in view of the coronavirus situation. “To alleviate any concerns and concerns, we are further strengthening our biosecurity environments to keep everyone in the tournament safe and healthy. We have recently increased testing in our bio-bubbles to be particularly vigilant. Every five days, now we conduct a test every two days.