Studies: Ravi Ashwin misses flight to England after testing optimistic for Covid-19

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin. (Picture Supply: Twitter/BCCI)

As per the newest improvement, veteran Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus and finally missed his flight to the UK as his teammates moved ahead for the England tour. The Indian workforce shall be touring England to play the rescheduled Check match, adopted by an ODI and T20I sequence.

Studies recommend that whereas the Indian workforce flew to the UK on June 16, Ashwin needed to bear the protocols and observe the quarantine interval, thereby lacking the flight. His quarantine interval will finish quickly, and the senior professional is anticipated to hitch the squad earlier than the match. India shall be enjoying a observe match towards Leicestershire, which, if reviews are to be believed, Ashwin may miss.

“Ashwin hasn’t traveled with the squad to the U.Ok. as he has examined optimistic for COVID-19 earlier than departure. However we’re hopeful that he’ll get well effectively in time earlier than the Check match begins on July 1. Nevertheless, he may miss the observe recreation towards Leicestershire,” a BCCI supply was quoted by The Indian Specific.

In the meantime, the Indian squad has reached Leicestershire and has began coaching underneath the steering of their batting coach Vikram Rathour and bowling coach Paras Mhambrey. Head coach Rahul Dravid, alongside workforce members Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer traveled late, after concluding the South Africa mission, and reached London. They are going to be touring to Leicestershire to hitch the remainder of the squad.

Senior gamers shall be again in motion

Notably, India’s senior gamers like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah had been rested for the just lately concluded five-match T20I sequence towards the Proteas as they had been scheduled to play England. Whereas KL Rahul was given the captaincy cost within the absence of Rohit, his harm dominated him out of not simply the house sequence, but additionally the UK tour, and Rishabh Pant stepped into the position because the sequence resulted in a 2-2 draw with the ultimate recreation being washed out.

India will face England for the one-off Check match, which will get underway on July 1, adopted by the three T20Is on seventh, ninth, and tenth July. They are going to conclude their tour with the three ODIs scheduled to be performed on the twelfth, 14th and seventeenth of July.