MELBOURNE: Five Indian cricketers presently touring Australia have been positioned below isolation after consuming out at a restaurant in Melbourne, a probable breach of strict Covid-19 well being measures.
The gamers — Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini — are being evaded the remainder of the Indian and Australian squads forward of the third Test beginning in Sydney on Thursday.
The Australian state of Victoria, which incorporates Melbourne, is presently working to stem a cluster of virus circumstances tied to a wider outbreak in neighbouring New South Wales.
In response authorities now require all restaurant-goers to dine open air and keep social distancing.
The cricketing quintet had been filmed contained in the restaurant by a fan, who then posted the clip on Twitter.
“The BCCI and CA are investigating the matter and seeking to determine whether the outing constitutes a breach of biosecurity protocols,” an announcement from Cricket Australia stated.
“In the interim, on the advice of the Australian and Indian medical teams, the aforementioned players have been placed in isolation as a precaution.”
Australia received the opening Test in Adelaide by eight wickets, with India levelling the collection on Tuesday with an eight wicket win in Melbourne.
The third Test will go forward in Sydney regardless of a coronavirus outbreak within the metropolis, with Brisbane holding the ultimate conflict as scheduled.