Test side of Indian cricket team in currently in England preparing for five match test series against England. While BCCI announced their second string team for Sri Lanka tour led by Shikhar Dhawan. The players who are currently in England had already released by BCCI for 20 days rest after completion of WTC final.
All players have to come together on 14th July and have to undergo from two covid-19 tests. Reportedly two Indian players have been tested positive for covid-19. All team members will undergo through isolation after two covid-19 scares. Ravichandran Ashwin who is currently playing for Surrey will also came back after two scares.
England will host team India for five match test series which is starting from 4th of August. According to reports, team India going to play a warm up game against County selected XI ahead of nail biting series. Players will take 5-7 days for reconciliation from covid-19.
“Luckily, there is nothing to worry as one of the players has already returned negative since testing positive. The other player will be tested on Sunday and is currently in isolation. He is asymptomatic as well and we are confident that he can join the camp after negative reports.” an unknown source told.
“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” an unknown add his opinion
According to the Reports, Rishabh Pant is the player who has been tested positive for covid-19. Rishabh Pant is currently enjoying his vacation in England. after RC-PTR test, he find himself tested positive. One week ago, Rishabh Pant watched a football match. May be this is the way that he infects by Covid-19. Rishabh Pant and whole indian squad will undergo through an isolation process.
Team India to travel Durham on Thursday for their warm game against County Xi. May be Rishabh Pant will remain in isolation, he won’t be a part of India’s warm up game squad.