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Sourav Ganguly on Manchester Test: ‘We don’t know if match will happen at this moment’

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly
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BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is doubtful over the feasibility of the fifth and final Test in Manchester after Indian physio reportedly testing positive for COVID-19.

“We don’t know if the match will happen at this moment,” said Ganguly as reported by news agency PTI.

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Another member of India’s support staff — junior physio Yogesh Parmar — tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, forcing the team to cancel its training session and casting a fresh shadow on the Manchester Test. 

Earlier, India head coach Ravi Shastri and two of his close contacts, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar had returned positive for COVID. The main physio Nitin Patel tested negative but was isolated for being a close contact. 

Only batting coach Vikram Rathour was with the team when it won the fourth Test at the Oval on the final day. India lead the five-Test series 2-1.

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