Harmanpreet Kaur checks constructive for COVID-19
Harmanpreet Kaur was lately seen in motion in the course of the ODI collection in opposition to South Africa.
India girls’s T20 staff captain Harmanpreet Kaur has change into the newest high-profile identify from the sport to check constructive for COVID-19. The batting celebrity can be experiencing gentle signs after contracting the dreaded virus. Harmanpreet had developed a gentle fever and determined to get herself examined on Monday.
The 32-year previous was lately seen in motion earlier this month when India hosted South Africa for 5 ODIs and three T20Is in Lucknow. Harmanpreet performed in all of the 5 ODIs and scored 160 runs at a mean of greater than 53. India, nonetheless, had misplaced the collection 1-4. The right-handed batter then missed the T20I collection on account of an damage she had picked in the course of the fifth ODI.
And only a few days after the completion of the collection in opposition to South Africa, Harmanpreet examined constructive for COVID-19. According to experiences, she was experiencing gentle signs from 4 days earlier than she determined to get herself examined this week. A supply near the India star said that she is doing high-quality in the mean time and would get better quickly.
“She is self-isolating at home. She got tested yesterday and the report came positive today morning. She had mild fever since four days so thought it was best to get tested. She is doing fine otherwise and should recover soon,” the supply was quoted as saying by Firstpost.
“She was getting tested regularly during the South Africa series so she must have caught the virus after that only,” the supply added.
Big names take a look at constructive
Harmanpreet Kaur is just not the one massive identify from Indian cricketer to have examined constructive for COVID-19 in latest instances. Recently, a number of former India cricketers examined constructive after collaborating within the Road Safety World Series. The first man to check constructive was none aside from the legendary Sachin Tendulkar who was main India Legends within the match.
Middle-order batsman Subramaniam Badrinath additionally contracted the virus. Recently, Pathan brothers – Yusuf and Irfan – additionally introduced that they’ve examined constructive. All 4 gamers had been lately in Raipur for the match. Last 12 months, the likes of Deepak Chahar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Karun Nair had been a number of the massive names who had contracted the virus.