Ben Stokes has spoken of the demands of quarantining, joking that he wouldn't wish the process on his "worst enemy" Marlon Samuels.
The England allrounder has been cooped up in hotel rooms in Auckland and Dubai in recent months as part of the terms of travelling during the Covid-19 pandemic.
He spent 14 days in isolation upon returning to New Zealand in August to be with his father Ged, who is battling brain cancer.
Stokes was then forced to quarantine for six days upon arriving in the United Arab Emirates prior to turning out for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
As a result, the Durham man knows better than most the demands which come with moving around the world, and it is not an experience he'll want to repeat in a hurry.
"You get off the plane, get your bag, walk out and get told what hotel to go to," he told the TMS does the IPL podcast. "There's no choice, it's pot luck whether you get a good hotel or not. The government have chosen certain hotels to be the quarantine hotels."
"I posted a few Instagram stories and some of the England boys were messaging me asking what it's like and I was saying it wasn't the most enjoyable thing you ever have to do, I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy.
"I text my brother saying the same thing, and my brother asked: 'You wouldn't even do that to Marlon Samuels?' I said 'no, it's that bad' - that's how tough it was."
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