Wriddhiman Saha Set to Join India Squad For UK Tour After Testing Negative For COVID-19

India wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha has reportedly tested negative for cornavirus while in quarantine clearing they way for him to join the rest of the Test squad announced by the BCCI earlier this month for the UK tour. Though Saha was named in the 20-man Test squad, his availability was subject to fitness.

Saha is one of the two specialist wicketkeepers who have been selected for the UK tour where India will first face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural ICC World Test Championship before taking on England in a five-match series starting August 4. Rishabh Pant is the other wicketkeeper.

The India squad is expected to assemble in Mumbai along with their families before departing for Southampton for the WTC final. There, they will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine at a team hotel which is within the premises of Ageas Bowl.

The WTC final gets underway from June 18.

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