India vs England: Virat Kohli infected with Covid-19 after returning from Maldives, report says

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Virat Kohli reportedly tested positive for Covid after returning from the Maldives

Former India skipper Virat Kohli has been rested by BCCI for India’s five-match T20I series against South Africa, and given the break he has gone on vacation to the Maldives with his wife Anushka Sharma and her daughter Vamika. However, according to the latest reports, Kohli had come back Covid positive after his vacation ended.

The Delhi-born batsman is said to have recovered from the infection now, as he recently flew to the UK for India’s rescheduled fifth Test match against England.

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According to a report from The UK Time News, a source close to the developments has confirmed that the former Indian skipper tested positive for Covid-19, after returning from the Maldives, but has recovered from the infection.

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There are also fears that there will be no more Covid cases in the Indian contingent which could be a blow for the side led by Rohit Sharma.

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Most recently, Ravichandran Ashwin missed his flight to the UK, after testing positive for the virus, but is now believed to be in isolation and expected to join the rest of his team-mates in Leicester, where the Indian contingent train ahead. of the fifth test.

For the uninitiated, India’s tour of England in 2021 also had to be terminated prematurely, due to a similar situation when there was a covid scare in the Indian camp.

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BCCI had then decided to reschedule the fifth Test match of the series, and it will be played from July 1-5, after which India and England will also play a three-game T20I series and an ODI series of as many matches. matches.

However, covid could put a damper on all these plans, and it remains to be seen if there are any other cases in the Indian camp.

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