ENG vs IND: Rishabh Pant poses for a photograph with Ravi Shastri.© Twitter
Having joined Team India of their bio-secure bubble, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant took to social media to thank head coach Ravi Shastri for giving him a “grand welcome”. India are set to face England in a five-match Test sequence, and they’re presently taking part in a warm-up sport vs County XI in Durham. Pant had examined constructive for COVID-19 earlier this month and had been remoted away from the remainder of the squad. He linked up with the workforce on Thursday. Posting few images on Twitter Pant stated, “”Thrilled to be again. Thank you @RaviShastriOfc for this grand welcome”.
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) July 22, 2021
Having examined constructive for COVID-19, Pant could not characteristic within the warm-up sport. He needed to return two unfavorable RT-PCR take a look at studies earlier than becoming a member of the squad.
The upcoming five-match sequence can be performed after India’s defeat to New Zealand within the World Test Championship (WTC) closing in June.
Pant’s arrival is nice information for India as they now have a specialist wicket-keeper obtainable with them.
Reserve wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha had been isolating after being deemed an in depth contact of Dayanand Garani, India’s coaching assistant who additionally examined constructive for the virus.
Earlier within the day BCCI posted on Twitter to welcome Pant into the workforce. The Indian cricket board wrote: “Hello @RishabhPant17, great to have you back”.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
Meanwhile, India’s limited-overs workforce is presently touring Sri Lanka.
Having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead within the three-match ODI sequence, India will now face Sri Lanka in a dead-rubber third ODI on Friday.
The ODI sequence can be adopted by a three-match T20I sequence. India are being led by Shikhar Dhawan and coached by Rahul Dravid.
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