Manchester Test to go ahead after Indian players test negative for Covid

New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS): Some positive news has come in from England as all Indian players have returned negative in the second batch of RT-PCR tests conducted on Thursday.

As per the information, the players went into isolation on the eve of the Manchester Test after India's assistant physio Yogesh Parmar tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday morning.

With the confirmation of the negative Covid-19 tests, the fifth and the final Test between England and India will be played as scheduled from Friday.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have agreed to go ahead with the match at the Old Trafford.

Parmar was the fourth member of the Indian support staff to test positive for Covid-19 after head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R. Sridhar tested positive last week in London.

Parmar has been in close contact with many of the players, especially those like Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara who had complained of pain during the fourth Test at the Oval.

But the players later tested neagtive.

India are leading the five-match series 2-1 after scripting a comeback-from-behind win in the fourth Test at the Oval last week.



Top Stories

Leave a Comment

Title: Manchester Test to go ahead after Indian players test negative for Covid

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.

Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image