A player of the Indian cricket crew in England has resulted positive for Covid – 19 infection and is remaining in home seclusion right now, The Indian Express has examined . The player is home isolated at his family members’ place as of now and is probably going to join the visit party in Durham later.
The Indian crew sans the player will get back to bio-bubble in Durham on Thursday.
Sources said the player encountered an irritated sore throat, which prompted a Covid test and it brought positive back. His partners and care staff, who interacted with the player, were kept in disengagement for three days and they have finished their detachment period.
On Wednesday, selector Chetan Sharma met BCCI president Sourav Ganguly in Kolkata, however 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 principal 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 named the skipper 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 bio bubble was left replied.
“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
Sri Lanka visited England before the Pakistan series and after getting back, they had an infection episode in their camp, which constrained the delay of their restricted overs series against India. After Sri Lanka’s batting mentor Grant Flower and data investigator GT Niroshan were tested positive, the series was pushed back to July 18 rather than its planned initiation on July 13.
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 principal Test begins on August 4.