Star’s COVID-19 positive rocks India’s tour of England


India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has examined optimistic to COVID-19 as his aspect zeroes in on a five-Take a look at away collection in opposition to England.

The India camp, led by captain Virat Kohli, is at the moment in London however about to enter a bio-security bubble and set off for a tour match in Durham.

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Pant underwent a COVID-19 check simply over every week in the past and, though he is asymptomatic, he returned a optimistic consequence.

Pant has been in isolation since taking the check and won’t journey to Durham.

Former star India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh wished the 21-Take a look at entertainer nicely in a Twitter submit, saying: “Get nicely quickly champion.”

Retired India cricketer Suresh Raina additionally made a submit, saying: “Get nicely quickly brother … Want you a speedy restoration.”

India have remained in England since shedding to New Zealand within the World Take a look at Championship remaining.

India’s gamers got 20 days off and, throughout that point, Pant joined a few of his teammates for England’s spherical of 16 European Championship match in opposition to Germany at Wembley Stadium.

Whereas attending the European Championship was permitted, Pant copped vital backlash after posting a photograph on social media during which he wasn’t sporting a masks.

The primary Take a look at between India and England will get underway on August 4 at Trent Bridge.

This collection will start the second cycle of the World Take a look at Championship.

New Zealand beat India by eight wickets within the inaugural World Take a look at Championship remaining final month.

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