Saturday, April 20

Bengal Ranji captain Abhimanyu Easwaran tests positive for COVID-19


An Abhimanyu Easwaran, the Ranji Trophy captain of Bengal and India, has tested positive for COVID-19. His health has been confirmed by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB).

According to recent reports, the Bengal captain was ready for his regular and mandatory COVID-19 Test before pre-season camp. And his positive report has caused a stir in the Bengal cricket fraternity.

He would be undergoing a period of complete isolation for at least the next two weeks. In the same light, presumably, he will not be able to mark his participation in the CAB’s Bengal T20 challenge, which will kick off on 24 November.

Ishwaran attended a training session in Bengal a few days ago and was gearing up to represent East Bengal. In the T20 tournament of six teams.

He may be able to resume later, given that his team heads to the finals. Ishwaran leads Bengal to the finals Ranji Trophy 2019-20 season, but they unfortunately lost to Rajkot in Saurashtra.

Abhimanyu Easwaran is asymptomatic, but now quarantine: CAB Joint Secretary

“Abhimanyu Easwaran, who returned to join the Bengal squad for the pre-season, went through a mandatory covid Test and was found positive. However, he is asymptomatic, but is now quarantined and remedial to the CAB’s medical panel, ”Devabrata Das, Joint Secretary, CAB, quoted India TV in a statement.

The COVID-19 epidemic has affected the cricket world in harsh manners. Cricket programs around the world had to be changed, severe restrictions were imposed in the game. The much-awaited Indian Premier League may also see the light of months after the proposed time in UAE. The entire league had to be led into a bio-safe bubble with several strict protocols.

In the month of March, when the outbreak of COVID-19 was touching new heights, the ODI series between India and South Africa Also abandoned. The Pakistan Super League (PSL) was also postponed just before the start of the tournament playoffs. It was recently concluded, and many other programs saw a change of change when the virus in the world started to wreak havoc.