Kanpur, 15 November: Cricket players of the India and the New Zealand will have bio-bubble ( a bio bubble is a cordoned off area for players and staff in a team, to protect them from being infected with Covid 19) security from airport, hotel to Greenpark stadium in Kanpur to prevent them from Zika virus and global pandemic Covid-19.
Even though the cases of global pandemic corona are negligible in the city, but the infection of Zika virus is rising continuously. In such a situation, the administration and police have made elaborate security arrangements for the Test match between India and New Zealand to be held in the city, so that no player can come in contact with anyone nor any fan will be able to meet the players.
The India vs New Zealand Test match will be held from November 25 at the historic Greenpark stadium in Kanpur. In such a situation, special arrangements have been made to protect the players from Zika virus and corona infection. From the Landmark Hotel to the Greenpark, players will be kept under bio-bubble security. The distance from the hotel to the stadium is 1.7 km. During this, 1800 police personnel will be under security in two phases.
Kanpur Police Commissioner has prepared a security plan as per BCCI norms.
Kanpur Police Commissioner Aseem Arun said that the blueprint for the security of the players coming to the Test match to be held at Green Park has been drawn. Cricket team members will start arriving in Kanpur from November 16 and India and New Zealand teams will reach Kanpur on November 22. Players will be kept in a bio-bubble security circle from hotel to stadium.
Players will not come in contact with anyone
Police Commissioner Aseem Arun said that in view of the bio-bubble security, such security is being prepared in the ground that no spectators can reach the ground. For this, an all-round net is being installed inside the stadium. A circle of police force will also remain inside the stadium. With this the player will not be able to come in contact with any fans.