Ashwin misses plane to England after testing positive for Covid-19

India allrounder R Ashwin has examined optimistic for Covid-19, and because of this, not but travelled to England for the upcoming Edgbaston Check, scheduled to be held from July 1 to five.

Ashwin is at present in quarantine and can solely be part of the squad after assembly all protocol necessities. The remainder of the Indian crew had left for England on June 16.

“Ashwin hasn’t travelled with the squad to UK as he has examined optimistic for Covid-19 earlier than departure,” a BCCI supply advised PTI. “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 apply sport towards Leicestershire.”

The remainder of the squad is already in Leicester and began coaching below the supervision of bowling coach Paras Mhambrey and batting coach Vikram Rathour.

Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer reached London after ending the T20I sequence towards South Africa, and can now journey to Leicester on Tuesday.

The Eire-bound squad below VVS Laxman will go away for Dublin on both June 23 or 24 because the crew members have been given a three-day relaxation. India are scheduled to play two T20Is towards Eire in Dublin, on June 26 and 28.

The Check crew will then tackle England in Birmingham to finish the final of the five-match Check sequence that got here to an abrupt halt final 12 months, with India at present main 2-1. After the Edgbaston Check, India and England will play one another in three ODIs and three T20Is.

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