India tour of England 2021

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Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Bharat Arun out of quarantine, join team in Durham

25 Jul 2021

Wriddhiman Saha, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Bharat Arun, the close contacts of India's Covid-positive throwdown specialist Dayanand Garani, have completed their 10-day isolation in London and joined the remaining squad in Durham, BCCI informed on Saturday.

The trio were sent in precautionary isolation after Garani's test report returned a positive result on July 15. Saha and Easwaran had missed India's 3-day tour match versus County Select XI due to the same reason.

Star wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant also contracted the virus during Team India's 21-day break after the completion of World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton. Pant has recovered and joined the squad in Durham.

KL Rahul donned the gloved for India in the absence of Pant and Saha in the tour match which ended in a draw on Thursday. The tour match saw pacer Avesh Khan and all-rounder Washington Sundar getting injured while fielding and batting respectively. The two players are likely to return home soon.

India will play another intra-squad match before the start of 5-Test series against England from August 4 in Nottingham.

Matches

ICC T20 World Cup 2024

52nd Match, Super Eights, Group 1 (N), Kingstown, 24 Jun 2024

Afgh Afgh
115/5 & / (20. ov)
Ban Ban
105/10 & / (17.5 ov) (Target

Afghanistan won by 8 runs (DLS method)

ICC T20 World Cup 2024

50th Match, Super Eights, Group 2 (N), North Sound, 23 Jun 2024

WI WI
135/8 & / (20. ov)
SA SA
124/7 & / (16.1 ov) (Target

South Africa won by 3 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup 2024

51st Match, Super Eights, Group 1, Gros Islet, 24 Jun 2024

Ind Ind
205/5 & / (20. ov)
Aus Aus
181/7 & / (20. ov) (Target

India won by 24 runs

ICC T20 World Cup 2024

48th Match, Super Eights, Group 1 (N), Kingstown, 22 Jun 2024

Afgh Afgh
148/6 & / (20. ov)
Aus Aus
127/10 & / (19.2 ov) (Target

Afghanistan won by 21 runs