R Ashwin recovers from COVID-19, joins Indian squad forward of Edgbaston Test | Cricket News – Times of India
LEICESTER: Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin joined the Indian squad in Leicester forward of the fifth, rescheduled Test match in opposition to England after recovering from COVID-19 and finishing all vital protocols.
He was seen with the staff earlier than the beginning of their apply sport in opposition to Leicestershire.
Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin couldn’t board the flight to England after being examined constructive for COVID-19. The off-spinner had come to Mumbai to journey with the Test staff on June 16 however needed to comply with the quarantine.
He is just not a part of India’s squad for the warm-up sport in opposition to Leicestershire, which began on Thursday.
India will lock horns with England for the rescheduled fifth Test at Old Trafford beginning on July 1.
But earlier than that, it’s taking part in a four-day warm-up match with Leicestershire from June 24-27 to arrange for the Test.
The rescheduled fifth Test is counted because the fifth match of India’s 2021 sequence in England, which the guests lead by 2-1. The fifth Test was postponed on the final minute following a COVID-19 outbreak in 2021.
On the opposite aspect, the Ireland-bound squad below VVS Laxman will go away for Dublin both on June 23 or June 24 because the staff members have been given a three-day relaxation. India is scheduled to play two T20Is in opposition to Ireland on June 26 and June 28.