Dubai, September 20
England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler will miss Rajasthan Royals’ opening IPL recreation towards Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday as he’s in the course of his necessary quarantine interval, having arrived right here along 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 an Instagram dwell from the official Royals’ deal with.
“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 restricted overs collection 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 along with his household and that’s the reason he has to remain in quarantine for six days.
Buttler is a vital participant for Royals. Compatriots Jofra Archer and Ben Stokes are additionally a part of the workforce.
Star all-rounder Stokes’ participation within the match can be doubtful as he’s spending his time along with his ailing father in New Zealand. He is anticipated to overlook a couple of video games not less than within the first half of the match. — PTI