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Covid-19 Training

This guide has been established under the current Victorian Government COVID-19 restrictions to return to playing cricket in a phased approach.

The following is a list of requirements for training, once training begins.

  • Regular hand-washing (20 seconds minimum with soap) and use of hand sanitizer is strongly encouraged.
  • Participants will be required to take a temperature check before starting training.
  • Participants are NOT to attend training if they flu like symptoms (runny nose, sore throat, lack of sense of smell, couching).
  • Cough/sneeze into the crook of your elbow or a tissue and avoid touching your nose/eyes/mouth.
  • Participants are to stay away if you or someone close has been unwell.
  • Participants are NOT to share equipment (please see the training manager before joining in).
  • Participants are to stay 1.5 metres away from each other.
  • Participants are not to attend training if they traveled overseas or interstate in the last 2 weeks.
  • Participants are to bring their own drink bottles.
  • Hand Sanitiser will be supplied, but players are to maintain good hygiene at all times.
  • Participants are to train in groups of 15 as organised by the training manager and/or coach.
  • Participants are NOT to spit on the ball or any other equipment (this has been banned by the ICC).
  • Participants are NOT to make physical contact at any time, that includes but it not limited to High-5s, Hand Shakes, Hugs, or fist bumps.
  • Participants to attend training sessions in appropriate training apparel and asked not to shower and/or change clothes at the venue (Only toilets will be accessible for the duration of each training session).
  • Maximum of 5 people per net (subject to the number of nets available at each facility) with alternate nets used as preference (if net setup has 3 or more nets available).
  • Training will NOT take place when it is wet, slippery or NOT safe to do so.

Anyone seen in breach of the above requirements will be asked to leave immediately.

Please see Cricket Victoria's Covid-19 return to training guidelines

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