COLOMBO: The England team will likely be allowed to soar to Sri Lanka no topic flights from Britain being suspended resulting from a recent coronavirus stress, the island’s cricket authorities mentioned on Wednesday.
England are resulting from are accessible in Sri Lanka on January 3 for two Assessments — played with out spectators — in Galle starting on January 14.
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chief executive Ashley de Silva told AFP the guests might per chance be examined for coronavirus earlier than departure and on arrival, and would additionally need to endure quarantine for 10 days in a “bio-stable bubble” on arrival.
Sri Lankan civil aviation authorities suspended all relate flights from Britain on Tuesday nonetheless the England team will lunge on a chartered flight, he mentioned.
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“Our doctors were talking to the England team’s doctors and they’re reasonably elated with the arrangements,” de Silva mentioned.
“Each teams are waiting for the tournament.”
England cricket authorities mentioned Wednesday they had purchased assurances that players and employees, who travelled aid to Britain on December 10 following the sick-fated tour of South Africa, is no longer going to need to spend the Christmas period in quarantine earlier than travelling to Sri Lanka.
South Africa turn into identified by the British executive on Wednesday because the origin of a recent mutant stress of coronavirus learned in Britain.
However the England and Wales Cricket Board mentioned in a announce that for the reason that players returned from South Africa “they’ve undergone ongoing symptom and checking out checks and is no longer going to need to quarantine”.