Rohit Sharma tests positive for Covid, under isolation

Indian captain Rohit Sharma has tested positive for Covid – 19 and is currently in isolation at the team hotel in England. India is on a tour to the United Kingdom, with 1 test, 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is in the bag.

Rohit was a part of India’s tour game against Leicestershire and had scored 25 runs in the first innings, he didn’t bat in the match on Day 3.

“Team India Captain Rohit Sharma has tested positive for COVID – 19 following a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) conducted on Saturday, He is currently in isolation at the team hotel and is under the care of the BCCI Medical team,” tweeted by the BCCI.

The last test is part of last year’s five-match Test series that had to be postponed after the fourth Test following Covid – 19 outbreak in the Indian camp. India is currently leading by 2 – 1.

If reports are to be claimed, the Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah will lead the side if Rohit doesn’t make it on the day of the Test match. KL Rahul is already ruled out of the series due to injuries and the board is willing to call on Mayank Aggarwal in the absence of the Hitman, to open the innings.

The younger Indian team is currently in Ireland for a two match T20I series led by Hardik Pandya. The Men in Blue are currently one up in the series.


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