Workforce India captain Rohit Sharma has examined optimistic for COVID-19 simply days earlier than the beginning of the rearranged fifth Take a look at match towards England at Edgbaston. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) supplied the replace via an official launch.
“Workforce India captain Mr Rohit Sharma has examined optimistic for COVID-19 following a Fast Antigen Take a look at (RAT) carried out on Saturday. He’s presently in isolation on the workforce resort and is below the care of the BCCI Medical Workforce. An RT-PCR check will probably be carried out on Sunday to determine his CT worth,” wrote BCCI within the launch.
Rohit was a part of the workforce that’s presently taking over Leicestershire in a 4-day apply sport forward of the decisive Take a look at match towards England that begins from July 1 in Birmingham. Rohit had batted within the first innings on Thursday however didn’t come out to bat in India’s second innings on Saturday.
Notably, the Virat Kohli-led India had taken a 2-1 lead towards England final yr, however the fifth and last check was cancelled as a result of a Covid outbreak within the Indian camp. The BCCI and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had then determined to rearrange the remaining Take a look at match this yr.