India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has joined the staff bio-bubble after recovering from COVID-19 forward of the marquee Check collection in opposition to England.
Pant, who had examined optimistic for the virus, has accomplished 10 days of isolation interval, adopted by two RT-PCR adverse reviews and correct cardio check-up that are necessary earlier than becoming a member of the staff.
“Whats up @RishabhPant17, nice to have you ever again,” the BCCI stated in a tweet, together with Pant’s photograph, on Thursday.
Pant had examined optimistic whereas he was staying at Southall at an acquaintance’s place. He had developed gentle signs and was discovered to be COVID-19 optimistic when he bought examined.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
In accordance with sources, Pant might need picked up the Delta three variant whereas visiting a dentist for a toothache drawback, opposite to earlier reviews that his presence on the Euro Championships may have led to him catching the an infection.
After Pant examined optimistic, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah had despatched a cautionary letter to the Indian contingent, asking the gamers to keep away from crowded gatherings like Wimbledon and Euro matches.
The Indian staff is at the moment taking part in a warm-up match in opposition to a County XI aspect right here, earlier than the primary Check of the five-match collection begins on August four at Nottingham.