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India tour of England: BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla declares, ‘Team India is fine, cricketers can’t be kept constantly in bubble’ after 2 players Test COVID-19 positive
July 15, 2021
India tour of England: BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla declares, ‘Workforce India is ok, cricketers can’t be stored consistently in bubble’ after 2 gamers Take a look at COVID-19 constructive:The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) Vice President Rajeev Shukla on Thursday mentioned despite the fact that one member of the touring contingent is presently constructive for Covid-19 within the UK, there’s nothing to fret about because the board is taking each precaution.
The unfold of COVID-19 wasn’t restricted to simply the England workforce within the current previous, even two Indian cricketers have been affected by the virus within the UK. However happily, each are doing tremendous now. Whereas one in all them — a top-order batsman — has even returned unfavorable assessments since, Rishabh Pant shall be examined on July 18 as he completes his tenth day in isolation on Sunday. “One participant has been discovered constructive, he was asymptomatic, I gained’t disclose the identify. He was not staying within the workforce lodge, he’s staying with kinfolk and is recovering very properly. He’s in isolation, he was discovered constructive 8 days again. He shall be examined once more after two days,” Shukla informed ANI.
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“Workforce India is ok there isn’t a drawback, secretary Jay Shah has written a letter to workforce administration everyone ought to observe the COVID protocols, strict measures no matter might be adopted as per the suggestions should be adopted and all security precautions must be taken and the workforce must be very cautious throughout the England tour,” he added.
Additional speaking concerning the developments, Shukla mentioned: “We’re taking all of the precautions throughout the collection, everyone is put within the bubble so because it was an extended hole of 1 month so gamers have been allowed to go round. I don’t suppose that they are often consistently stored in a bubble. We’re not that anxious as a result of the remainder of the gamers are tremendous they are going to be heading to Durham. Who’s in isolation won’t journey with the remainder of the workforce. As soon as they check unfavorable, then solely they will proceed forward.”
The Indian workforce will play a warm-up sport from July 20 to 22 in opposition to a County Championship XI workforce that’s being organized by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after a request from the Board of Management for Cricket in India. With the workforce wanting to check themselves in a apply sport reasonably than two intra-squad video games earlier than the collection will get underway, the BCCI spoke to the ECB and the identical has been labored out.
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Whereas chatting with the media within the digital press convention on the finish of the World Take a look at Championship last in opposition to New Zealand, skipper Virat Kohli had mentioned his facet needed first-class video games forward of the collection in opposition to England, however they’d not been provided that.
India tour of England: BCCI VP Rajeev Shukla declares, ‘Workforce India is ok, cricketers can’t be stored consistently in bubble’ after 2 gamers Take a look at COVID-19 constructive