Dharamshala. Both teams have arrived here amid tight security for the first ODI cricket match against South Africa at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh on March 12. The district administration and the BCCI have come face to face with this tour going on under the shadow of Corona. The district administration has said that if the corona infection spreads due to the match, then all responsibility will be with the BCCI. According to the administration, the BCCI will have to make proper arrangements for prevention of corona virus in this match. There has been no statement from the board so far in this case.
The players of both teams were taken to Dharamshala amidst tight security. During this time, players of both teams kept a distance from cricket lovers due to the possibility of infection. Neither a player gave an autograph nor took a selfie. During this, some players were seen wearing masks. Yuzvendra Chahal exited the airport wearing a mask. No other Indian player wore a mask. The South African team tweeted from their Twitter handle before leaving for Dharamsala from Delhi for the first match of the series. In the tweet, players can be seen going towards the aircraft.