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Ravi Shastri and coaching staff may leave UK on Wednesday if RT-PCR results return negative | Cricket News – Times of India


MANCHESTER: India head coach Ravi Shastri and his assist staff colleagues Bharat Arun and R Sridhar are more likely to leave for India on Wednesday supplied they’ve two negative RT-PCR reviews previous to their departure date.
Shastri, who examined constructive for COVID-19 previous to the fourth Test on the Oval, has been in quarantine since September 4 and is anticipated to finish his 10-day isolation interval together with Arun and Sridhar on Monday.
However, the trio must have negative RT-PCR reviews earlier than they leave the UK shores for India and are anticipated to affix a a lot stricter bio-bubble in Dubai, publish IPL when the Indian crew assembles for the T20 World Cup marketing campaign.
“Ravi, Sridhar and Arun are all doing well physically and are mostly asymptomatic. They will take their RT-PCR test on Monday and if all goes well, they can fly out on the original date of departure, that is September 15. The final call will be taken by the medical team,” a senior BCCI official advised PTI on situations of anonymity.
Meanwhile, the opposite assist staff members of the contingent can be flying out on Monday afternoon by industrial flight through Dubai.
However, junior physio Yogesh Parmar, who examined constructive on September 8, must stay in isolation for a couple of extra days earlier than he is ready to fly again dwelling.
The fifth Test between India and England on the Old Trafford was cancelled after Virat Kohli refused to subject his crew apprehending extra circumstances throughout incubation interval.
The standalone Test in all chance can be held in July subsequent yr however the ECB has already approached the ICC for a fast determination by the Dispute Resolution Committee on the difficulty.
COVID-19 is a suitable non compliance and the Indian camp has acknowledged that it was unable to subject a crew for the match.
If the ICC guidelines it as a Test deserted because of COVID-19, India would win the collection 2-1 or else a forfeiture would imply collection levelled at 2-2 and England making a profitable declare to the insurance coverage firm for reimbursement of GBP 40 million loss.



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