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COVID scares India’s preparation for upcoming Test in England

By wasmulhaq 
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Bengaluru: Indian cricketers landed on English soil last week to play a rescheduled Test against hosts England at Edgbaston from July 1–5. But COVID once again hit some of the Indian players. The pandemic postponed the last Test of the series between the two sides in 2021.

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The veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has not accompanied the team on the England tour after testing COVID positive before the departure of the side. It is learnt that former skipper Virat Kohli too found COVID positive after the team arrived in London.

Virat Kohli was struck by COVID after holidaying sometime in the Maldives. But he has been recovering now, as per the media report. Several excited fans took selfies with Kohli in Leicester on Monday.

What does it mean? It means a four-day game between India and Leicestershire starting on June 24. Kohli may not be part of the team in this encounter. Covid cases can be spread, so it is undeniable that some more members of the visitors could be affected by the deadly virus. unveiled the sources.

If two senior players fail to take the field in one off-Test match, then Team India may face some difficulty coping with the in-form English side. Kohli and Ashwin are capable of performing under any circumstance and changing the complexion of the match with their performances.

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