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Commonwealth Video games: Two Ladies Cricketers Keep Again In India After Testing Constructive For COVID-19, Says Report

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One other member of the Indian girls’s cricket crew has examined constructive for COVID-19 and has stayed again within the nation forward of the aspect’s opener in opposition to Australia within the Commonwealth Video games on Friday. The India squad left on Sunday morning for Birmingham with out the 2 gamers. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had earlier confirmed that one member of the touring get together examined constructive. The squad skilled on the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA) forward of the Video games.

Ladies’s cricket is making its debut on the Commonwealth Video games.

“A second participant has examined constructive for COVID-19 and it occurred earlier than departure. Each the gamers stay in India,” an Indian Olympic Affiliation official informed PTI.

A BCCI supply added: “As per protocol, each gamers can solely be a part of the crew as soon as they take a look at adverse.” Contemplating the scenario, the 2 gamers are unlikely to function within the opener in opposition to Australia. The second sport is in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan on July 31 and closing league match in opposition to Barbados on August 3.

All video games, together with the ultimate, will probably be performed on the Edgbaston.

The organisers have mentioned that tickets for the semifinals and closing are already bought out.

The crew will probably be having its first coaching session afterward Tuesday.

Forward of the crew’s departure, India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur had spoken about how a lot taking part in within the Commonwealth Video games meant to her and the crew.


“We do not get to expertise this usually so actually trying ahead to it. The opening ceremony will probably be a particular expertise for all of us,” she had mentioned.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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