Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah not to attend the WTC final:
Sourabh Ganguly and Jay Shah were supposed to be present for WTC final but the decision changed at the last moment. Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah not to attend the WTC final.
ICC World Test Championship final is one of the most discussed topics now days in the world of cricket. Fans and experts are making their predictions about the match as well as choosing their favorite team between India and New Zealand. But Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah not to attend the WTC final 2021.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India officials have given the permission to families of cricketers to accompany them for the summit clash.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India have also granted permission to its women players to get their families. They are set to leave on June 2nd. This decision is taken after considering the fact that players will have to be in a strict bio-bubble for approximately 3 months and they might be worried about their families.
It has been reported that BCCI office-bearers, including Sourav Ganguly (president) and secretary Jay Shah (secretary), will be in attendance during the World Test Championship final, which is scheduled to commence on 18 June, 2021 in Southampton.Thus, Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah not to attend the WTC final.
“Yes, it’s good news that players will have their families during the tour of UK. Ditto for the women’s team who can also have their families around. These are times when mental well-being of players is paramount.
“The BCCI understands that we need our players and support staff to be in a good head space,” the source told PTI.
Sourabh Ganguly and Jay Shah were supposed to be present for the final of WTC but decision changed at last moment due to strict quarantine rules of England Cricket Board officials. Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah not to attend the WTC final.
“As far as I know, the ECB didn’t grant permission to them (Ganguly and Shah). Normally, administrators go before the Test match but as per quarantine rules, since they are not playing members, they would have had to undergo hard quarantine of 10 days,” an ECB official said.
“The team rules wouldn’t have been applicable as far as president and secretary is concerned,” the official added.
The Indian men’s cricket team as well as women’s cricket team are going to leave from Mumbai to Southampton on 3 June, 2021. They will have to undergo mandatory 10-day quarantine.
The women’s team will be playing a Test at Bristol which is scheduled to commence on June 16. On the other hand men’s cricket team will be starting the tour finale on June 18.