new Delhi: The outbreak of corona epidemic in India may have reduced, but the danger is not averted yet. At the same time, in the upcoming IPL 2022, BCCI is in no mood to take it lightly and is ready to impose some tough steps and severe restrictions. Violation of protocol by players and team officials during IPL 2022 may result in strict sanctions. It can range from suspension of a match to being in quarantine for seven days or even expulsion from the tournament.
Breaking the bio-bubble will have to be heavy
On the other hand, breaking the bio bubble by a player or a family member of a match official will result in more severe sanctions. A Cricbuzz report states that if a team willfully allows an outsider to enter the team’s bio bubble, it can be punished with up to Rs 1 crore for the first mistake and the team’s tally for the subsequent mistake. One or two marks may be deducted from
BCCI got tough
“The COVID-19 pandemic poses a serious threat to the health of individuals and the cooperation, commitment and adherence by each individual subject to these Operating Rules is of paramount importance to measures taken to provide a safe environment,” the BCCI said. In Table A of penalties, it is stated that if the bio bubble is broken by a player, team official or match official, they will be subject to strict sanctions. First offense 7 days re-quarantine or such other period as may be provided in the health and safety protocol during IPL 2022.
will get a big punishment
Second Offence- Suspension of a match (without pay) shall be effective after the completion of the period of 7 days or such period as may be provided in the Health and Safety Protocol during IPL 2022. Third offense – Removal from the registered team for the rest of the season No substitution is allowed. Meanwhile, there are two kinds of restrictions for family members as well. First: The requirement of 7 days for the family member or such other period as may be provided in the Health and Safety Protocol during IPL 2022 to be re-quarantined.
Second: Permanent removal of a team or family member from the bubble for the remainder of the season and a 7-day quarantine required by the concerned player, team official, match official or such other period as may be provided for in health and safety protocols. can be done. The board has also listed some other restrictions. which are as follows.
Violations: If a franchise is unable to field a team for any match due to the availability of less than 12 players, there must be at least 7 Indians in the 11 playing XIs, plus 1 substitute fielder. Sanction: The BCCI at its sole discretion will endeavor to reschedule the Match for a subsequent season. If this is not possible, then the issue will be referred to the IPL Technical Committee. IPL will take the final decision of the technical committee.
Restrictions are also prescribed for those who are not taking the Kovid test. Warning will be given on the first offense and subsequent offense will attract a fine of Rs 75,000 per offence. Offenders in this category will not be eligible for entry into a stadium or training facility until the missed test is done. The 15th season of IPL will start from March 26, in which CSK and KKR will face each other in the first match.