The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is good to launch the much-anticipated fourteenth version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) from April 9 in Chennai. Notwithstanding, before the beginning of the marquee occasion, the IPL establishments have been managed a monstrous blow as a modest bunch of their fundamental players are probably not going to be inaccessible for determination for their first game in IPL 2021.
While a few players have gotten the novel Covid and are under self-detachment, numerous abroad stars are finishing their obligatory seven-day isolate period before they will be permitted to join their particular IPL preparing and practice camps.
The inaugural match will be played between Virat Kohli led Royal Challengers Bangalore taking on Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians.
Before the start of the tournament Royal Challengers Bangalore has hit of bit of concern in the camp as their three star players are confirmed to miss out the opening match against Mighty MI.
Players like Adam Zampa, Finn Allen and Daniel Sams are the ones who won’t be available for RCB in the first match. Australian spinner Adam Zampa didn’t reach India yet as he is busy with his marriage ceremony which eventually keeps him out of a few matches.
New Zealand wicket keeper batsman Finn Allen who has come as a replacement for Josh Philippe will also miss out the opening match as he has been quarantined as he reached India after the conclusion of Bangladesh series which ended on 1st April 2021.
The other player is Australian all rounder Daniel Sams who has been tested positive for coronavirus and won’t be available for a few matches and has to isolate himself for at least 10 days and have to be negative in two consecutive tests. In this case only he would join RCB for further matches.
This eventually keeps Virat Kohli and Co members in a major concern to select the best playing XI against the Defending Champions. Now let’s see how King Kohli manages the combination.