• Indian player tests Covid positive in U.K, BCCI secretary sends cautionary letter

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    Amid covid 19 situation, reports found that one of the 23 Indian cricketers in the ongoing tour of England tested Covid positive. BCCI secretary Jay Shah has cautioned players against attending either EURO 2020 or Wimbeldon tournaments in the country.

    Shah’s warning came in form of an e-mail sent to the Indian side in the UK. Following up with the rising Covid-19 cases in the UK, the players were aksed to reassemble at Durham in a bio-bubble ahead of the Test series against England next month. 

    Players are advised to avoid crowded places as the Covishield vaccine only provides protection, not full immunity against the virus. The letter also stated that players should avoid the recently concluded Wimbledon and Euro 2020.

    According to the sources, one player among the Indian cricket contingent in England tested positive for Covid-19 during the 20-day break. 

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