New Delhi: England captain Eoin Morgan and Australia fast Pat Cummins will each be obtainable for Kolkata Knight Riders’ IPL opener regardless of being concerned in an ODI sequence simply days earlier, the group’s chief government stated.

In keeping with Venky Mysore, KKR have negotiated a lowered, six-day quarantine in Abu Dhabi — down from the same old 14 — which means Morgan, Cummins and England batsman Tom Banton can play the primary recreation on September 23.

England and Australia’s ODI sequence wraps up on September 16, three days earlier than the Indian Premier League begins within the UAE.

“Whereas they’re nonetheless negotiating with the authorities, we’re reconciled to the truth that we could should quarantine our three gamers,” Mysore instructed ESPNCricInfo. “They arrive on September 17, however our first recreation is on September 23, by which era they might’ve completed their (six-day) quarantine. So it’s labored out properly, and it’s good for the event.”

Mysore added that gamers arriving within the IPL ‘bubble’ from one other bio-secure atmosphere, such because the England and Australia ODI sequence or the Caribbean Premier League, won’t be anticipated to bear the tournament-mandated quarantine.

The IPL is being held in UAE due to the excessive coronavirus case-load in India, which is the second worst-hit nation behind the US.

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