Dhawan, Iyer and seven others tested positive for COVID-19
CRICDOT DESK : A COVID-19 outbreak hit the Indian cricket crew on Wednesday as 4 gamers — openers Shikhar Dhawan and Ruturaj Gaikwad, middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer and internet bowler Navdeep Saini — examined fantastic for the virus along side 3 assist personnel at some point of their obligatory isolation length earlier than the begin of West Indies collection.
Mayank Agarwal become on Wednesday night time brought to India`s ODI squad for the approaching collection following the virus outbreak. The Indian crew assembled in Ahmedabad on January 31 for the approaching white-ball collection in opposition to the West Indies and have been going via a 3-day isolation length publish their spoil from the South Africa collection.
The collection begins offevolved in Ahmedabad on February 6 with India’s a thousandth ODI healthy. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee has brought Mayank Agarwal to India’s ODI squad after seven contributors, which include 3 gamers of Team India (Senior Men) examined fantastic for COVID-19 following 3 rounds of RT-PCR checking out,” the BCCI said in a press release.
“The contributors have been requested to file in Ahmedabad on thirty first January 2022 for the approaching Paytm 3-healthy ODI and T20I collection in opposition to the West Indies. Every member become additionally requested to go through an RT-PCR check at domestic earlier than embarking on their adventure to Ahmedabad and the tour become undertaken handiest after checking out bad,” it brought.
“Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan and rapid bowler Navdeep Saini’s (standby player) RT-PCR assessments carried out on Monday (January thirty first) have lower back fantastic results,” BCCI said.
“Fielding Coach T. Dilip and Security Liaison Officer B. Lokesh’s RT-PCR assessments carried out on Monday (January thirty first) have lower back fantastic results,” the board wrote. “Batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad’s RT-PCR check carried out on Tuesday (February 1st) has lower back a fantastic result. He had examined bad at some point of the primary spherical of checking out on Monday,” it brought.
” Batsman Shreyas Iyer and Sports Massage Therapist Rajeev Kumar’s RT-PCR assessments carried out on Wednesday (February 2nd) have lower back fantastic results. Both had examined bad withinside the first rounds of checking out.” The gamers who examined fantastic for Covid will stay in isolation till entire recovery, the BCCI brought.