India Tour of England – Ganguly on Rishabh Pant: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is confident that Indian Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will be fine…
India Tour of England – Ganguly on Rishabh Pant: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is confident that Indian Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant will be fine on time for the first test match vs England. Pant had tested positive in England and is currently in quarantine – but Ganguly feels Pant should be ok before the 1st test starts on 4th August.
“No worries. They will be fine,” Ganguly told the News18 website.
Indian cricket team has reported two positive COVID-19 cases in wicket-keeper Pant and throwdown specialist Dayanand Garani, who have been isolated at separate London locations.
Three others — Abhimanyu Easwaran, Wriddhiman Saha and bowling coach Bharat Arun — are also in isolation although they have tested negative.
India Tour of England: Sourav Ganguly declares, ‘Rishabh Pant will be fine in time’ for the 1st test
India Tour of England – Ganguly on Rishabh Pant: Further Ganguly defended Pant and the other Indian team members that wearing masks all the time is “physically impossible”. Ganguly reasoned that spectators were also allowed inside the stadium during Euro 2020 Championships and also at the Wimbledon Championships.
“We have seen the Euro Championship and Wimbledon in England. Rules have changed (with crowd being allowed inside venues). They were on leave and it’s physically impossible to wear mask all the time,” Ganguly, who is in Muscat for overseeing the T20 World Cup preparations, told News18.
India Tour of England: Good news for India, all members of Virat Kohli’s team including Saha, Easwaran & bowling coach Arun clears RT-PCR test
India Tour of England – Wriddhiman Saha tests Negative: At last some good news is coming in from Covid-19 hit Indian cricket team in England. InsideSport has learnt that all members of the Indian cricket team other than two positive cases of Rishabh Pant and a member of the support staff – have tested negative.
According to the BCCI sources – all Indian team players including all 3 quarantined members of the team i.e wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha, back-up opener Abhimanyu Easwaran & bowling coach Bharat Arun have all tested negative in the first round of RT-PCR Tests. It is worth noting that as close contacts of Covid-19 positive member of Indian support staff team – Saha, Easwaran & Arun are currently in hard quarantine in London hotel.
“All have tested negative and have cleared the RT-PCR Test. But as per the local protocols Saha, Easwaran & Arun will not travel to Durham and have been asked to stay in team hotel in London’, confirms the BCCI source.
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