India vs England 2021: Virat Kohli & Co. fully vaccinated, need to undergo COVID-19 test before entering bio-bubble

Team India cricketers will now undergo a sequence of COVID-19 exams after receiving their second dosage of vaccination. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had organized the vaccination for its gamers in England together with UK’s nationwide well being service. The guests got a three-week break from the bio bubble after they misplaced the World Test Championship ultimate in opposition to New Zealand. As the break is now over, the gamers have been examined for COVID-19 on Saturday. Furthermore, the gamers’ relations have been additionally examined for COVID-19.

In reality, the primary spherical of testing was accomplished after the gamers had obtained their second dosage from July 7 to July 9. Meanwhile, seven members of England’s limited-overs have been examined constructive forward of the ODI sequence in opposition to Pakistan final week. ECB had to choose a second-string crew for the sequence in opposition to the guests.

According to a report in Cricbuzz, the gamers are set to undergo a sequence of exams after being given the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Cases of the virus have emerged in large numbers in England over the previous few weeks.

Even seven members of the England camp, that was arrange for the Pakistan sequence, had examined constructive for the virus. Since then, Team India’s testing protocol appears to have turn out to be extra stringent.

The Indian crew will even play a few intra-squad matches to gear up for the five-match sequence in opposition to England. Furthermore, the vacationers will even play a three-day warm-up in opposition to Select County XI from July 20 at Durham. The first Test match between England and India will happen at Trent Bridge, Nottingham and thus the Virat Kohli-led crew nonetheless has numerous time to put together for the essential sequence.

India was overwhelmed by 4-1 of their earlier tour of England and they’re going to look to flip the tables within the forthcoming sequence.

Squad: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Md. Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul (topic to health clearance), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper; topic to health clearance)


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