India vs England Test Series: All Indian and England players tested negative for Covid-19, training will begin from Tuesday.
India vs England Test Series: All the members of the Indian and English contingent returned negative in all three covid-19 tests during the six days quarantine and will be allowed for the training from Tuesday, three days before the opening encounter.
Team India players will feel fresh after the winning run in Australia as they got few days to spend at home before getting into the quarantine for the upcoming England series that starts in four days.
“The Indian Cricket Team completed their quarantine period today in Chennai. Three RT-PCR tests for Covid-19 were conducted at regular intervals and all tests have returned negative results. The team will have their first outdoor session today from 5:00 PM and nets sessions will begin from tomorrow,” read an update from BCCI.
Stokes, Archer and Burns have started their training
England players (Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer and Rory Burns) who did not travel with England to the Sri Lanka series had already completed their quarantine and have started getting into the groove.
“All PCR tests from yesterday’s test have returned negative results. The England party are now out of quarantine and will train for the first time as a full group at the stadium tomorrow afternoon 2 pm-5 pm (IST),” read an update from the England and Wales Cricket Board spokesperson
English squad after the series win at Sri Lanka with 2-0 came directly to Chennai on Wednesday.
India will be high on the confidence as they have cleared Australian squad twice in the last three years.
The first test will begin from 05th February while the second from 13th February. BCCI and TNCA have approved the entry of fans into the stadiums and will be included from the second game at Chennai.