Rishabh Pant is back in the squad as he recovers from COVID-19

Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant is back on the team India squad for the Test series vs England as he healed from COVID-19 virus.

Wicket-keeper batsman of Indian team Rishabh Pant is back in the squad after healing from coronavirus. The player had contacted COVID-19 virus on July 8 and was resisted in quarantine as he was nearly monitored by the medical team of BCCI.


The Indian wicket-keeper is finally done with his isolation duration which lasted for 10 days according to the UK guidelines. After his completion of the isolation period, Pant is set to enlist in the squad on Thursday ahead of their upcoming Test series.

Pant was expected for undergoing coronavirus and cardiac examinations on Monday after he contacted the virus while he was on a 20-day break in England following India’s World Test Championship final failure against New Zealand in Southampton. He did not live in the hotel where the team stayed during their vacation and did not travel to Durham where team India was scheduled to play their warm-up match against Country XI.

“He will be able to join the squad in Durham after returning two negative RT-PCR tests, ” BCCI had stated before.

The medical team of BCCI had also observed Bharat Arun, Wriddhiman Saha and Abhimanyu Easwaran as intimate connections of Dayanand Garani, who had also contacted the COVID-19 virus on July 14th while he was in the team hotel. They all are following the 10-day separateness in their team hotel in London.