On Monday for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) young batsman Shubman Gill, fast bowler Prithvi Krishna and captain Eoin Morgan joined. KKR have joined the team for the three-match ODI series and now until Sunday before the next season. Morgan was ruled out of the last two ODIs of the series against India in Pune due to injury during the first ODI.
KKR shared pictures of the players, in which the trio can be seen arriving at the team hotel on Monday.
KKR tweeted, “From one bubble to another. There was a special delivery from Pune this afternoon.”
From one bubble to another
— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) March 29, 2021
On Sunday, KKR head coach Brendon McCullum arrived in Mumbai ahead of the next edition of the IPL.
According to the BCCI’s SOP for IPL 2021, all players (except the India-England series), support staff and management entering the bubble must undergo a seven-day quarantine in their hotel room.
Each person will be tested several times during this period, and after returning negative results, they will be allowed to come out of their room and begin an outdoor training and practice session.
The IPL will start from Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on 9 April, with the champion Mumbai Indians tournament opener. KKR will play their first match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on 11 April.
Also, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has worked on giving soft signals for the upcoming IPL. In the context of its updated game of the IPL this year, seed access by ANI, the BCCI has made it clear that officials on the field will not be given a soft signal citing the decision of the third umpire.