The BCCI handed a 100 page SOP to the players & said that they will have to sign the form acknowledging the risks involved with the resumption of training amid the danger of COVID-19 pandemic.
All the players will have to sign a consent form before resuming their training at their respective centers, this clause was stated in the SOPs sent by the BCCI to the state associations. The SOP also stated that any individual above 60 years with any medical condition is prohibited from taking part in the camps. According to its 100 page long SOP the players are required to sign the form acknowledging the risks involved with resumption of training amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. The 2019-2020 domestic season ended in March but the upcoming season which starts in August is set to be curtailed.
“The health and safety of players, staff and stakeholders will be the sole responsibility of respective State Cricket Associations,” read the BCCI’s guidelines about the resumption of cricket which is in media’s possession. Support staff, officials and ground staff over 60 years of age and with individuals with underlying medical conditions are barred from attending training camps until “suitable guidelines are issued by the Government”.
“Two tests one day apart (Day 1 & Day 3) should be done to account for false negatives. If both the test results are negative, only then they should be included in the camp,” read the SOPs. In addition the players are required to take their own transportation on way to the stadium. But following the ICC’s ban the players are prohibited from using saliva on the ball.