England vs India: Rishabh Pant “Thrilled” To Be Back With India Squad, Thanks Ravi Shastri For “Grand Welcome” | Cricket News

England vs India: Rishabh Pant

ENG vs IND: Rishabh Pant poses for a photograph with Ravi Shastri.© Twitter

Having joined Team India of their bio-secure bubble, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant took to social media to thank head coach Ravi Shastri for giving him a “grand welcome”. India are set to face England in a five-match Test collection, and they’re at present taking part in a warm-up recreation vs County XI in Durham. Pant had examined optimistic for COVID-19 earlier this month and had been remoted away from the remainder of the squad. He linked up with the workforce on Thursday. Posting few pictures on Twitter Pant mentioned, “”Thrilled to be again. Thank you @RaviShastriOfc for this grand welcome”.

Having examined optimistic for COVID-19, Pant could not function within the warm-up recreation. He needed to return two adverse RT-PCR take a look at reviews earlier than becoming a member of the squad.

The upcoming five-match collection will likely be performed after India’s defeat to New Zealand within the World Test Championship (WTC) closing in June.

Pant’s arrival is sweet information for India as they now have a specialist wicket-keeper out there with them.

Reserve wicket-keeper Wriddhiman Saha had been isolating after being deemed a detailed contact of Dayanand Garani, India’s coaching assistant who additionally examined optimistic for the virus.

Earlier within the day BCCI posted on Twitter to welcome Pant into the workforce. The Indian cricket board wrote: “Hello @RishabhPant17, great to have you back”.

Meanwhile, India’s limited-overs workforce is at present touring Sri Lanka.


Having taken an unassailable 2-Zero lead within the three-match ODI collection, India will now face Sri Lanka in a dead-rubber third ODI on Friday.

The ODI collection will likely be adopted by a three-match T20I collection. India are being led by Shikhar Dhawan and coached by Rahul Dravid.

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