Team India has only a few days left to leave for the tour of South Africa and during this time good news is not coming from Team India. In the discussion after the injury of the team’s senior batsman and limited overs captain Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Test team is Virat Kohli, who according to media reports did not reach the team hotel in Mumbai till Monday evening. It has been made mandatory for all players to be quarantined for three days in Mumbai before departure for South Africa.
On Monday, Shreyas Iyer, Jayant Yadav and some other players also got quarantined after reaching the hotel. Other players had reached Mumbai on Sunday itself and had also participated in a small training camp. It was expected that Test captain Virat Kohli would join the team on Sunday itself but he did not reach the hotel on Monday as well.
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Hotel will reach today
According to media reports, a senior BCCI official, however, claimed that Virat would reach the team hotel on Tuesday. The official said, ‘Virat has been given all the information. But he did not join the team camp. He was about to reach the team hotel today (Monday) to be quarantined, but he told that due to some personal reasons, he will be able to join the team tomorrow (Tuesday).
Departure on Thursday
The team is to leave for South Africa on 16 December and before that a three-day quarantine time was already fixed. It is being told that after being removed from the ODI captaincy, Virat is a bit disappointed and is not even taking phone calls of BCCI officials for some time. Earlier, Virat’s childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma had also told that Virat’s phone was switched off for a few days.