Star wicketkeeper-batsman of Indian cricket team(Rishabh Pant)’s corona report has come negative and now he has also fully recovered. Pant has now entered the bio-bubble in Durham along with the rest of Team India. The BCCI has given this information through a tweet on Thursday morning. However, Pant could not be a part of the first practice match, as he was found to be Corona positive.
Rishabh Pant returned to the team after getting fit
Hello, great to have you back
— BCCI (@BCCI)
star wicketkeeper batsman(Rishabh Pant) was quarantined on July 8 after being corona positive. Due to which he could not be a part of the first practice match being played in Durham. However, after 10 days of isolation, now Pant has fully recovered with the arrival of Kovid negative. He is now available for selection in the second practice match and the first test match against England. Sharing the photo of Rishabh Pant on its Twitter handle, BCCI wrote, ‘Hello Rishabh Pant Nice to have you back.’
Throwdown specialist Dayanand Jarani, who was found to be Kovid-19 positive, is still in isolation. Apart from him, bowling coach Bharat Arun, reserve wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha and standby openerHe has also been kept in isolation. All three had come in contact with Dayanand. Let us tell you, in the absence of Rishabh Pant and Saha, KL Rahul took the responsibility of wicketkeeping in the practice match and scored a brilliant century.
Rishabh Pant will be expected in the England series
Rishabh Pant has established himself as a mature player in the recent times. On the tour of Australia and then against England at home, Pant showed a commendable game. However, his aggressive approach came under question once again due to the kind of shot he played in the Test Championship final.
But now Rishabh Pant will have a lot of responsibility in the Test series starting from August 4. Actually, Pant has the power that he can take the match out of difficult situations and put it in Team India’s bag. He also last scored a century on the tour of England in 2018. Once again Team India will expect a mature batting from Pant.