India vs Australia: ‘If Indians don’t want to play by the rules, don’t come,’ Queensland government responds amid reports of India’s Brisbane quarantine demands – cricket

According to reports that the Indian team is reluctant to travel to Brisbane to take the fourth test of the Border-Gabaska Trophy, Queensland government officials have said they welcome the team from entering the state. Reluctant to coordinate with the deployed protocol.

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On Sunday, reports came out that the team did not like moving to Brisbane, where the fourth test was scheduled. India has already provided a mandatory 14-day quarantine period and sources within the team believe they don’t want more restrictions imposed on mentally exhausted players. This is why India prefers the fourth test held at the Sydney Cricket Ground. .

However, the Queensland government has made it clear that non-compliance with the rules is not an option. “If the Indians don’t want to obey the rules, don’t come,” State Health Shadow Minister Ros Bates said.

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Bates’ sentiment was echoed by Tim Mander, Queensland’s Shadow Sports secretary. He said there is no room to ignore the protocol and that all individuals must go through the same training. “If the Indian cricket team ignores Brisbane’s quarantine guidelines for the fourth test and tries to spit fakes, they shouldn’t come. The same rules should apply to everyone. It’s simple,” Mander said.

Australian athletes were notified of the period of quarantine upon arrival in Brisbane, but the same has not yet been announced to the Indian contingent. Wicketkeeper hitter Matthew Wade dismissed reports that the development was new to him and that Australia would prefer to play for Gaba, a place it has not lost since 1988.