India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant has joined the team bio-bubble after recovering from COVID-19 forward of the marquee Test sequence towards England.
Pant, who had examined optimistic for the virus, has accomplished 10 days of isolation interval, adopted by two RT-PCR adverse experiences and correct cardio check-up that are obligatory earlier than becoming a member of the team.
“Hello @RishabhPant17, great to have you back,” the BCCI stated in a tweet, together with Pant’s picture, on Thursday.
Pant had examined optimistic whereas he was staying at Southall at an acquaintance’s place. He had developed gentle signs and was discovered to be COVID-19 optimistic when he received examined.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
According to sources, Pant might need picked up the Delta 3 variant whereas visiting a dentist for a toothache drawback, opposite to earlier experiences that his presence on the Euro Championships might have led to him catching the an infection.
After Pant examined optimistic, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah had despatched a cautionary letter to the Indian contingent, asking the gamers to keep away from crowded gatherings like Wimbledon and Euro matches.
The Indian team is at present enjoying a warm-up match towards a County XI aspect right here, earlier than the primary Test of the five-match sequence begins on August 4 at Nottingham.