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David Miller (left) and Quinton de Kock are in the South African squad for the series against Pakistan. (File photo)
The Indian Premier League (IPL) starts on 9 April. South African players have also come up for the league. The African players will skip the Pakistani series for the league. These include players such as Quinton de Kock, David Miller, Kagiso Rabada, Enrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi. The IPL franchise is preparing to send a chartered plane to them.
Players will leave for India after the second ODI
Pakistan has to play 3 ODIs and 4 T20s on South African tour. The first match of the series will be played on 2 April (ODI) and the last match on 16 April (T20). The South African players will leave for the IPL after the second ODI on 4 April. Players will directly enter the IPL from the national bubble in the bubble of their respective franchises. The BCCI recently granted this exemption.
Quarantine will not be available if you are on a chartered flight
They do not have to be quarantined for 7 days upon arrival by chartered flight. At the same time, if these players come from another flight, then they will have to remain quarantine and only then they will be able to enter the team bubble. In such a situation, he will miss the first match of IPL. Rabada and Nortje play Delhi Capitals, De Cock, Mumbai Indians, Miller Rajasthan Royals and Engidi Chennai Super Kings.
First match between Mumbai and Bengaluru on 9 April
On April 9, the team of Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore will face face-to-face in the first match of the league. On the second day, the Delhi Capitals team will take on the three-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Rajasthan Royals will play their first match against Punjab Kings on 12 March.