The Indian gamers, who’re presently on a break within the UK forward of the five-match Take a look at collection in opposition to England, shall be given their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on July 7 and 9.
Talking to ANI, sources mentioned the second spherical of vaccination has been deliberate for the crew. “The second dosage has been deliberate for the cricketers and they are going to be vaccinated on Wednesday and Friday,” a supply mentioned.
Whereas the Indian gamers are presently on a break after the completion of the World Take a look at Championship (WTC), they’re set to enter quarantine in Durham from July 14. They may also play a warm-up recreation from July 20 to 22 after the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) requested the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to rearrange for a observe recreation earlier than the primary Take a look at will get underway on August 4.
Whereas chatting with the media within the digital press convention on the finish of the WTC closing in opposition to New Zealand, India captain Kohli had mentioned his aspect needed first-class video games forward of the collection in opposition to England, however that they had not been provided that.
In the meantime, India opener Shubman Gill has been dominated out for eight weeks after he suffered a shin damage submit the ultimate encounter at Ageas Bowl in Southampton. By the way, pacer Ishant Sharma had suffered an damage to his bowling hand whereas stopping a ball through the WTC closing and needed to get three stitches. Ishant, is nevertheless, set to be slot in time for the England Checks.