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India coach Shastri tests positive for corona

India coach Shastri tests positive for corona

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India head coach Ravi Shastri has been forced to remain in the team hotel after testing

positive for Covid-19 during the ongoing fourth Test against England at the Oval, a Board of Control for Cricket in India statement said Sunday, reports AFP. The BCCI said Shastri,

bowling coach B Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar and physiotherapist Nitin Patel were all

isolating as a “precautionary measure” following 59-year-old former India all-rounder

Shastri’s positive lateral flow test late on Saturday. They have all undergone PCR testing, with the BCCI statement saying they will “remain in the team hotel and not travel with Team India until confirmation from the medical team”. A spokesman added later Sunday that Arun, Sridhar and Patel had all since tested negative.