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India cancel training session ahead of final Test

India cancel training session ahead of final Test

India cancelled a training session on the eve of the fifth Test against England as it was reported Thursday that another member of their support staff had tested positive for the coronavirus, reports AFP.

Head coach Ravi Shastri, bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach Ramakrishnan Sridhar have already been ruled out of attending the series finale in Manchester following positive tests for Covid-19.

India beat England by 157 runs in the fourth Test at the Oval on Monday -- a result that left the tourists 2-1 up with one match to play.

The team had trained as scheduled on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, England's Jos Buttler said the hosts expected the fifth Test to take place as planned.