Durham. Indian wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant Recovering from Corona infection, he has joined the team’s bio bubble before the Test series against England. Pant, who was found to be Corona positive, has completed ten days of isolation. His two RTPCR reports have come negative. The BCCI tweeted on Thursday with Pant’s picture, “Hello Rishabh Pant. Nice to have you back.” Pant was staying at an acquaintance’s house when he was found positive.
Hello @RishabhPant17, great to have you back#TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/aHYcRfhsLy
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 21, 2021
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According to sources, he was infected with the Delta 3 variant after seeing a dentist. Earlier there were reports that he had contracted the infection after watching a Euro Football Championship match at the stadium. After Pant tested positive, BCCI secretary Jay Shah wrote to the Indian team requesting them to avoid overcrowding at Wimbledon and Euro matches. The first Test between India and England will begin in Nottingham on August 4.