West Indies vs New Zealand Upcoming series
Why the West Indies team was banned from training in New Zealand? As per the protocol, they need to go through the quarantine period in New Zealand. However, their few players have broken the rules. As they have breached the quarantine protocols in New Zealand, they have been banned from training. Because they are going against the rules and regulations. That is the reason they have been given punishment for violating the rules and regulations. West Indies vs New Zealand 1st T20 will take place on the 27th of November in Auckland. After the T20 series, they will play the test series as well.
There was video footage that caught the incident where the few West Indian cricketers were sharing food and were having fun in the hotel Christchurch. Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield says that it is an honor that players have come here. However, they need to follow the rules in order to ensure the safety of everyone.
The covid-19 guidelines must be taken seriously. Because there is a reason ICC has made these rules. We need to be strict in order to ensure the safety of everyone. That is why the West Indies team was banned from training in New Zealand. They will now have to go through the quarantine period of 12 days and their covid-19 test will be conducted again. In case if any player will have health-related issues then the period can get extensions. It will be a big blow to the West Indian team as they won’t get much time for the practice.
In the IPL 2020 also, there was a bio-secure bubble in UAE. That needs to be adhered to by each and every person. They will play 2 two warm-up matches against New Zealand A at Queenstown. Then they will play the T20 series.