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Women's T20 Challenge 2020: Players to assemble by 13 October; quarantine requirements raise question over preparedness

  • Press Trust of India
  • October 9th, 2020
  • 19:57:05 IST

New Delhi: Thirty-odd Indian players due to take part in the Women's T20 Challenge in the UAE next month have been asked to assemble in Mumbai by 13 October but quarantine requirements have put a question mark over their preparedness for the three-team competition.

The BCCI has not announced the teams yet but Indian players, both international and uncapped domestic, have been informed about their selection.

After arriving in Mumbai from various parts of the country on 18 October, the players will quarantine for more than a week and they will be tested multiple times in that period. The players are likely to depart for UAE on 22 October, after which they will go undergo a six-day quarantine like all players competing in the men's IPL.

They will enter the event's bio-bubble after three negative RT-PCR tests. The tournament will run from 4-9 November.

"The players have been informed and a WhatsApp group has been created. A few U-19 players have also been picked. It will give them a lot of exposure," a BCCI official told

Updated Date: October 09, 2020 19:57:05 IST

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