Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has rejoined the team after defeating Corona. His joining the bio bubble before the Test series is nothing less than good news. Perhaps this is the reason why head coach Ravi Shastri welcomed him with a garland of flowers.
Last week, it was learned that Rishabh was corona infected, by the time this news was reported in the media, it had been eight to ten days since he turned positive. Now after beating this deadly epidemic, he has also completed 10 days of isolation, his two RTPCR reports have come negative.
23-year-old Rishabh has shared three pictures on social media. Thanking the coach, he wrote, There is victory only after defeat and the one who wins is called Baazigar. Excited to return. Thank you Ravi Shastri, for this grand welcome.
Earlier this morning the BCCI had also tweeted with Pant’s picture, Hello Rishabh Pant. Nice to have you back.
were infected with the delta-3 variant
Pant was staying at an acquaintance’s house when he was found positive. According to sources, he was infected with the Delta 3 variant after seeing a dentist. Earlier there were reports that he had contracted the infection after watching a Euro Football Championship match at the stadium. After Rishabh tested positive, BCCI secretary Jay Shah wrote to the Indian team requesting them to avoid overcrowding at Wimbledon and Euro matches.
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First Test match from August 4
Remember that the first match of the five-match Test series will be held in Nottingham from August 4 to 8. The second Test will be held at Lord’s in London from 12 to 16 August. The third Test match will be played from 25 to 29 August at Leeds and the fourth from 2 to 6 September at The Oval in London. The fifth and last Test match of the series will be played in Manchester till 10 September.