Krunal Pandya found corona infected, India vs Sri lanka 2nd T20I match postponed
Tuesday's T20 between India and Sri Lanka has been postponed after Ind vs SL all-rounder Krunal Pandya was found to be Corona positive. If the rest of the players are found negative, then this match is likely to be held on Wednesday.
Tuesday's T20 between India and Sri Lanka has been postponed after Team India's all-rounder Krunal Pandya was found to be Corona positive. If the rest of the players are found negative, then this match is likely to be played on Wednesday. Talking to news agency ANI, sources with knowledge of the matter said that Krunal has been found to be Kovid positive and both the teams will have to remain in isolation till the reports of the rest of the players come.
The source said, 'Krunal has been found infected with Corona and the T20 to be played on Tuesday has been postponed. If no other player is found positive then the match will be held on Wednesday. Players are currently isolated. The BCCI has informed that a rapid antigen test was conducted on Tuesday morning before the match. In this, Krunal Pandya was found positive. The medical team has found eight people in close contact with him. The RT PCR test of the entire team has been done, so that it can be ascertained that no one else is infected. Along with this, the board has informed that today's postponed match will be played tomorrow i.e. on Wednesday 28 July, while the last match of the series will be played on 29 July.
Let us tell you that Team India had won the first T20 match. Earlier, the team had won 2-1 in the three-match ODI series. In the absence of star players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, India's youth team led by Shikhar Dhawan has gone on a tour of Sri Lanka, who are currently on a tour of England. Rahul Dravid is the coach of this team. Sri Lanka's batting coach Grant Flower and data analyst GT Niroshan were found infected, causing the tour to start late.
The team that visited Sri Lanka also includes Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav, who are to be known as replacements for the tour of England. In such a situation, the question has arisen whether both the players will leave for England or not. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday informed that the selection committee has recommended Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav as replacements for all-rounder Washington Sundar, batsman Shubman Gill and pacer Avesh Khan for the upcoming Test series against England due to injury. Chosen.