Dubai, September 20
England wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler will miss Rajasthan Royals’ opening IPL sport towards Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday as he’s in the midst of his necessary quarantine interval, having arrived right here together with his household.
“I’m unfortunately going to miss the first match for Rajasthan because I’m going to be doing my quarantine period because I’m here with my family… Which is great that the Royals have allowed me to have my family out here,” he mentioned in a social media put up, including: “It’ll be a huge help in lockdown having my family here with me.”
Twenty-one England and Australia gamers arrived right here early this week after battling it out within the limited-overs sequence within the UK which concluded on September 16.
The BCCI had decreased their quarantine interval to 36 hours as a substitute of the six days that different gamers underwent as they entered one bio-bubble from one other, having arrived on a chartered flight.
However, Buttler got here on a distinct flight together with his household and that’s the reason he has to remain in quarantine for six days. Buttler is a crucial participant for Rajasthan Royals. Compatriots Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are additionally a part of the group. Stokes’ participation within the event is doubtful as he’s together with his ailing father in New Zealand. — PTI