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Another member from Indian Squad tested covid positive ahead England Series


After Rishabh Pant, a care staff individual from the Indian group/Squad in England has additionally tested positive for Covid-19. Three other instructing colleagues have been isolated in light of this turn of events. The four, alongside Rishabh Pant, would not be making a trip with the group to Durham.

The Wicketkeeper batsman has tested positive for Covid – 19 infection in England and is remaining in home separation right now, The Indian Express has learnt. Rishabh pant is home isolated at his family members’ place as of now and is probably going to join the visit party in Durham later.

According to Indian Express, the left-hander encountered a sensitive throat, which prompted a Covid test and it brought positive back. His partners and care staff, who interacted with the player, were kept in confinement for three days and they have finished their disengagement period.

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On Wednesday, boss selector Chetan Sharma met BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in Kolkata, yet both were hush-hush about what unfolded in the gathering.

The information on the Indian cricketer testing positive comes in the wake of the infection moving through the England camp in front of their restricted overs home series against Pakistan.

Last week before the main ODI against Pakistan, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) affirmed that seven individuals from the group including three players and four staff individuals tried positive for Covid-19.

The improvement constrained an upgrade of the England ODI crew, with Ben Stokes being selected the chief of the group.

A second-string England clean-cleared Pakistan 3-0 in the ODI series, however the subject of how the infection penetrated the air pocket was left replied.

In his assertion, ECB CEO Tom Harrison referenced the Delta variation of the infection without uncovering if the crew individuals were influenced by it.

“We have been mindful that the emergence of the Delta variant, along with our move away from the stringent enforcement of biosecure environments, could increase the chances of an outbreak. We made a strategic choice to try to adapt protocols, in order to support the overall wellbeing of our players and management staff who have spent much of the last 14 months living in very restricted conditions,” quoted by Harrison

The Indian players were permitted to leave the bio-bubble in England and invested energy in their own after the World Test Championship last that finished on June 23.

The BCCI endorsed their takeoff from the air pocket with the guidance that the players and the care staff ought to enter the air pocket again mid-July in front of their five-Test series against England. The primary Test begins on August 4.



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