India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin misses flight after testing Covid-19 positive


New Delhi: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin missed the plane to England after testing positive for Covid-19. Ashwin did not travel with the rest of the Test specialists who left for England on June 16.

R Ashwin is currently in quarantine even as India’s Test stars have begun training in Leicestershire County Ground where they will play a 4-day practice match from June 24. India will take on England in the rescheduled 5th Test from last year’s series from July 1 in Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Ashwin will travel to England but only after completing all necessary protocols, according to a Press Trust of India report. Notably, a majority of the Test specialists left for England from Mumbai on June 16 while skipper Rohit Sharma joined his teammates in England a day later.

Ashwin is likely to miss the 4-day practice match against Leicestershire from Friday but is likely to be available for the rescheduled 5th Test.

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