What to Expect: England expect a similar pitch to the opening Test which should mean an increasing amount of turn as the game goes on. First innings runs are going to be paramount and the toss vital. Batting last will not be for the fainthearted. The forecast is better for the second Test, with rain likely on day one but not the rest of the game. That will hopefully mean fewer interruptions than the first Test and no need for early starts, which will be welcomed by those getting up to watch the action at 4.30am in England. Even earlier starts than that are really not fun. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka out to protect crumbling Galle fortress
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India will stop all flights from the UK until 31 December, starting on WednesdayRussia is suspending all flights to and from Britain for a weekThe Netherlands has banned flights with passengers from the UK until 1 JanuaryDenmark has suspended all flights from Britain for 48 hours as of Monday morningNorway has also stopped planes from the UK two daysIsrael's Prime Minister has order the country to "close the skies" after a meeting of the cabinetBelgium has banned flights and rail travel from the UK for 24 hours with more clarity expected on TuesdayItaly has banned air passengers from Britain until 6 January and also anyone who has transited through the UK in the previous 14 days. Residents of Italy will still be able to depart Britain to return home.Austria has banned flights from the UK but the duration of the measure is not clearGermany is banning flights from the UK for an unspecified durationSpain will ban all entrants from the UK starting on Tuesday, although Spanish nationals … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Spain joins growing list of countries to ban travel from UK over mutated strain fears
"The virus has circulated in humans for more than one year and is prevalent all around the world," said Wendy Barclay, who leads the consortium and is head of the department of infectious disease at Imperial College London. "We're in a phase where the virus is constantly throwing up new variants and we need to gear up to assess the risk they pose, and to understand the mechanisms by which they act." … [Read more...] about Dozens in Germany infected with variant
Hanoi’s police begin the task of ensuring security for the 13th National Party Congress Addressing the conference, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh asked the police force to strictly implement directions from the Party Central Committee, the Government, the Ministry of Public Security, and the sub-committee for ensuring security, order, and safety for the congress. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS JANUARY 21
As per the December 21 guidelines of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM), for passengers coming from Europe, UK, South Africa and Middle East, 14-day isolation is mandatory with half of the period in institutional quarantine. These players and support staff members landed from Dubai by EK504 flight. Maharashtra is one of the few states where the 14-day quarantine rule is compulsory. … [Read more...] about Maha govt grants quarantine exemption for Rahane and Co.