The BCCI has announced the 15-member squad that will be travelling to England for the prestigious World Cup which is scheduled to begin next month. The selection committee also announced the reserve players who can be a part of the tournament in case of injury scare.
According to the latest reports from the BCCI, the Wives and Girlfriends of Indian players aren”t flying alongside them in the initial three weeks. It is to be noted that the rules for their accompaniment is being amended from series to series since the English tour last year. This would mean that the families will not be with them during the warm-up fixtures and the initial stages of the tournament.
Reports also suggest that even the families will not be allowed to travel on the team bus and a private mode of transport will be arranged for them. All the players are now engaged in the cash-rich Indian Premier League and once after its completion, they will be leaving the United Kingdom on May 22nd.
Last year, Kohli and Shastri on behalf of the team requested some special offers including travel by train, food and other amenities to be arranged properly for the world cup. The latest developments on this news are awaited