Australian cricket coach, Justin Langer said there will be no change in the interaction between players on the ground or in the dressing room and will continue to shake hands despite coronavirus threat even though England strictly invokes fist-bump only policy to prevent the spread of coronavirus and he added saying there is plenty of hands sanitizers in our kit.
Australian captain Joe Root said, we are against shaking hands, sticking to our fist-bump policy and our players will be washing hands frequently and will be using anti-bacterial wipes provided in our kit.
Coronavirus has killed more than 3000 people and 80,000 confirmed cases globally. Although there is one confirmed case of coronavirus in Sri Lanka, Australian Players don’t want to take risk of shaking hands while their tour to Sri Lanka.
Due to 730 confirmed cases in UAE, Ganguly canceled attending the Asian cricket council(ACC) on March 3 in Dubai. BCCI president said during ILP 2020, there will be no shaking hand with fans and among the players as coronavirus are highly contagious and to avoid spreading of germs and bacteria and BCCI official said we will follow the instructions are given by the health ministry of India.
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