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Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Twitter.

After the English and Australian cricket boards have affirmed that there players will begin training in due course, the Indian cricket board is also in line to resume practice as soon as the lockdown eases a bit. However, senior members Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who are based in Mumbai might not be able to join the camp at National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru due to strict regulations in the maximum city.

Mumbai is among the worst effected cities in India due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. At least 27,000 confirmed cases is recorded in the city which has caused death to over 1,000 people and the situation still continues to remain out of control.

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Virat kohli and Rohit Sharma. (Credits: Twitter)

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma might stay in Mumbai: Arun Dhumal

According to cricket board treasurer Arun Dhumal, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli might get stranded in Mumbai, as they are planning to resume skill-based training. The training session at the NCA will be held once the lockdown eases a bit more, allowing the players to commute from their hometowns.

“For players like Kohli and Rohit, the restrictions are there in Mumbai and might stay,” BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal was quoted as saying by AFP.

“As of now we are working, given the lockdown restrictions, through apps and online modes. The coaches and support staff are regularly in touch with the players

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Virat Kohli with Rohit Sharma. (Credits – Getty)
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“Everybody would be keen to hit the ground and the idea is whenever we are ready for cricket to resume, they (the players) are able to give their 100 percent,” he added.

In England, players will resume individual training from next week. The English board is also optimistic about hosting the West Indies for a three-Test series in July under precautionary measures.