Indian Cricketer Tests COVID Positive Prior ENG Series

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The Delta form of COVID-19 has been having an impact on people’s lives in England recently. The Indian squad in England has received some shocking news, with at least one player test positive for the virus. After the WTC final in the UK, Team India’s Test players took a 3-week vacation. let’s look at Indian Players Tests COVID Positive In ENG Series

Indian Players Tests COVID Positive In ENG Series

The current Indian Test camp might have more than one positive case. Indian players will play Select County XI in a three-day warm-up game in Durham from July 20-22. The sick player was confined at his relative’s home, and those who were in close touch with him finished their isolation time, according to reports.

Examinations on the Virat Kohli-led team have been carried out by the National Health Service in England, with the first phase took place on July 10. After the first set of testing, the player reportedly became infected. That before the practice match, the remaining players are expected to join for a Durham practice session.

‘We made a strategic choice to try to adapt protocols’: Tom Harrison

Following seven members of their group tested positive for the virus, the England Cricket Board moved rapidly to replace their entire team for the ODI series against Pakistan. The ECB established an additional team for the series, and they won 3-0 against Babar Azam’s team.

The fact of Delta Variant’s inclusion in the England team was disclosed by ECB chief executive Tom Harrison without naming the players. “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 well-being of our players and management staff who have spent much of the last 14 months living in very restricted conditions,” Harrison had said earlier.

Prior to the Pakistan series, Sri Lanka was the visiting team in England. 2 individuals of the Sri Lankan group screened positive after they arrived from England. The IND vs SL series, on the other hand, will be played with a slight change in the schedule.

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