Updated: July 30, 2021 2:42:21 pm
Yuzvendra Chahal, the India leg-spinner, and Krishnappa Gowtham, the all-rounder, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday after the pair were reported to be in close contact with Krunal Pandya, who had tested positive on Tuesday.
According to the BCCI sources, the three players who have so far returned a positive test – Krunal, Chahal, and Gowtham – have been placed in isolation for 10 days as per the government guidelines of Sri Lanka.
Suryakumar Yadav and Prithvi Shaw will travel to England from Lanka and they will be tested on the day they fly. The six other players who were identified as close contacts of Krunal earlier have also been instructed to stay back in Colombo. Meanwhile, the rest of the Team India contingent, after testing negative for Covid-19, have already left Sri Lanka to return back home after the conclusion of the T20I series on Thursday.
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