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Former India Allrounder Irfan Pathan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Former India Allrounder Irfan Pathan Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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New Delhi: Irfan Pathan, a former India allrounder, has grow to be the fourth cricketer from the Road Safety World Series (RSWS) to have examined constructive for the coronavirus. Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, Subramaniam Badrinath and Irfan’s older brother Yusuf, who all represented India Legends on the T20 match in Raipur, have additionally contracted the lethal virus.

“I have tested positive for COVID-19 with no symptoms and have isolated myself and quarantined at home. I would request those who came in contact with me in recent past to please get themselves tested. Urging all to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Wishing you all good health,” Irfan tweeted late Monday.

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The flip of occasions has raised critical questions over the organisers of the personal T20 match which didn’t have BCCI approval. The occasion was held parallel to the India vs England T20I collection and regardless of the latter finally banning the entry of spectators because of the worsening coronavirus scenario within the nation, RSWS continued to welcome followers on the stadium.

Even in the course of the match, issues have been raised as to why the group have been being allowed to observe the matches on the venue with out sporting masks creating critical doubts as to the so referred to as bio-bubble the organisers had created for the occasion that noticed participation from yesteryears stars of the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Sanath Jayasuriya, Brian Lara amongst others.

The occasion was postponed final yr because of the coronavirus outbreak earlier than resuming earlier this month. It was held in Mumbai however this time round, was shifted to Raipur’s Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium.

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India Legends and Sri Lanka Legends topped the league stage of the match earlier than successful their respective semifinals to enter the ultimate. India Legends went on to win the title beating their opponents by 14 runs.

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