Ravichandran Ashwin Misses Flight To England After Testing COVID-19 Positive: Report


Ravichandran Ashwin is a veteran Indian off-spinner.© Twitter

Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has not travelled to the UK alongside along with his workforce mates for the one-off ‘fifth Check’ after testing optimistic for COVID-19, a BCCI supply informed PTI on Monday. Ashwin is at the moment in quarantine and can solely be part of the squad after assembly all protocols necessities. The Indian workforce had left for UK on June 16. “Ashwin hasn’t travelled with the squad to UK as he has examined optimistic for Covid 19 earlier than departure. However we’re hopeful that he’ll recuperate nicely in time earlier than the Check match begins on July 1,” a BCCI supply informed PTI on situations of anonymity.

“Nonetheless he may miss the follow sport in opposition to Leicestershire,” the supply added.

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


Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer have reached London after ending the T20 task in opposition to South Africa and can journey to Leicester on Tuesday.

The Eire-bound squad underneath VVS Laxman will depart for Dublin on both June 23 or 24 because the workforce members have been given a three-day relaxation.

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