Virat Kohli Kovid positive: Changes in Team India before the Test match against England
India is scheduled to play a Test match against England in Birmingham from July 1 to 5. The team had reached England on 16 June for its preparations, but according to sources, India’s preparations can be reshuffled.
There is news that Virat Kohli is Kovid positive
According to a report from Team India’s camp in England, Virat Kohli tested positive after reaching London on June 16. He was on a week’s leave in Maldives before leaving for England with the team, from where he is said to have got Kovid.
Impact of Kovid transition on Team India’s preparations
The head coach of the Indian team, Rahul Dravid, wanted to field the team with all his might in the warm-up match against Leicestershire from June 24, but the medical staff advised the team management to avoid it. He has initially denied putting too much pressure on the players recovering from Kovid. This means that the Indian team’s aggression can be seen a bit weak during Leicestershire.
R. Ashwin too cowardly positive
Team India’s senior off-spinner R Ashwin could not go to England with the team due to being Kovid positive. According to the BCCI, he will not be able to take part in the warm-up match but is expected to play the Test match against England at Edgbaston from July 1.