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During the Euro Cup football tournament, Pant had come without a mask to watch the round of 16 match between England and Germany. After this he was found corona positive.
India’s wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is ready to join the team. He was corona infected on 8 July. However, his 2 corona test reports have come negative and the quarantine period has also ended. In such a situation, he will join Team India in Durham before the second practice match to be held from 27 July. Pant is currently in London.
Pant will join the team after July 22
Pant was quarantined with one of his relatives since coming to Corona positive. His quarantine period ended on Sunday. However, he will be able to join the team only after July 22. Apart from Pant, Team India’s throw down expert Dayanand Garani was also found corona infected on 14 July. He too has been quarantined at the Team Hotel in London.
Saha, Abhimanyu and Bharat also quarantined in London
Wicketkeeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha, opener Abhimanyu Easwaran and bowling coach Bharat Arun, who came in contact with Dayanand, are also in London. All of them will have to spend 10 days in isolation (July 24). Along with this, 2 negative RT-PCR tests will also have to be brought. Only then will they be able to join the Indian squad. A test report of Saha, Abhimanyu and Bharat has come negative.
Team India will play the first practice match from July 20
The remaining members of Team India have reached Durham to play the practice match. India will play the first 3-day practice match against County-XI from July 20. After this the team will play another practice match. The Test series between India and England is starting from 4th August. This series will run till September 14.