In what comes as a blow to the Indian crew in UK, support staff Dayananda Garani has examined positive for COVID-19 and this may even see senior participant Wriddhiman Saha being compelled to isolate as a detailed contact as per the protocols.
Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant is already down with the virus and must check unfavourable on Sunday to have the ability to depart quarantine and be a part of the crew. Speaking to ANI, sources within the know of developments stated: “Yes Dayananda has examined positive, however fortunately he wasn’t round too many members of the crew. Saha sadly must isolate as he was a detailed contact. Hopefully he returns unfavourable tests too as Rishabh can be at present down and a subsequent check will give extra readability.”
The unfold of COVID-19 wasn’t restricted to only the England crew within the latest previous, even the Indian cricketers have been affected by the virus within the UK. The Indian crew will play a warm-up sport from July 20 to 22 in opposition to a County Championship XI crew that’s being organized by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after a request from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
With the crew wanting to check themselves in a apply sport fairly than two intra-squad video games earlier than the sequence will get underway, the BCCI spoke to the ECB and the identical has been labored out.
While talking to the media within the digital press convention on the finish of the World Test Championship last in opposition to New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli had stated his facet needed first-class video games forward of the sequence in opposition to England, however they’d not been on condition that.
Earlier, three England gamers and 4 members of their teaching staff examined positive for Covid-19. This compelled the ECB to choose a second-string facet for the ODI sequence in opposition to Pakistan.
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