The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning strictly to ensure that the blockbuster auction ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season goes through without a hitch. 590 will be auctioned off by 10 teams on February 12 and 13 at Bangalore.
The auction will take place in a bio-secure bubble, in the midst of India's difficult COVID-19 outbreak. The BCCI has issued several rules that must be followed by all 10 teams at the IPL 2022 auction table.
Here are the rules:
*The auction for the IPL 2022 will take place in a bio-bubble.
* On February 9, 10, and 11, the franchise representatives will have to clear Covid-19 testing with a negative RT-PCR report. The testing will be carried out by a BCCI-accredited medical facility.
*Participants who have returned to India from outside vacations within the past 15 days will be subjected to a 7-day obligatory quarantine and must test negative on Days 8 and 9. (twice).
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* On February 11, the BCCI will keep a tight eye on individuals entering the team hotel. They will be watched for signs of COVID-19.
The testing will take place between 12 a.m.to 7 a.m. to ensure the seamless operation of the IPL 2022 auction on February 12 and 13. The members will remain in their rooms until they are deemed virus-free.
* All guests will be required to provide complete information, including Covid vaccination results (if applicable), to the BCCI medical staff.
* All participants will be required to wear masks at the auction table in the auditorium.