The Indian cricket team has entered their mandatory quarantine phase after arriving at the Ageas Bowl, the BCCI announced on Friday.
Although, stumper Wriddhiman Saha, opener Rohit Sharma and pacer Jasprit Bumrah had already tweeted their pictures from the venue on Thursday soon after reaching, the BCCI’s arrival confirmation came today.
“Excitement is building up as #TeamIndia arrive in England,” tweeted the BCCI along with a short video of the team’s travel from India.
“Quarantine commences at The Ageas Bowl,” stated BCCI in the video.
The men’s and the women’s teams will now undergo quarantine at the Hilton hotel, which is in the premises of the Ageas Bowl.
The Indian men’s team, led by Virat Kohli, will play the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand on June 18-22 before facing hosts England in a five-Test series, starting on August 4.
Earlier, the Indian cricket board had arranged a charter flight for the men’s and women’s teams from Mumbai late on Wednesday night.
The women’s team, on the other hand, will play a one-off Test against England from June 16 in Bristol.