RCB to fly skipper Virat, Siraj to UAE on charter flight

New Delhi

India Captain Virat Kohli and fast bowler Mohammed Siraj, who play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), will reach the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the second phase of the Indian Premier League,(IPL) which starts from 19th September, on a charter flight from London. The duo will land Dubai on Sunday morning on a flight arranged by their franchise.

“Keeping the safety and security of our players as the utmost priority, Royal Challengers Bangalore have arranged a special charter flight for captain Virat Kohli and Mohammed Siraj to ensure their safe transit to the UAE,” said RCB in a statement on Saturday.

“The players will be flying out at 11.30 PM (UK time) on Saturday and will arrive in Dubai early Sunday morning. Both, Virat and Siraj will undergo 6-day quarantine in Dubai before joining the team bio-secure bubble,” added RCB.—Agencies

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