India cricket coach, Ravi Shastri
Ravi Shastri. (Photo: Twitter)

India head coach Ravi Shastri has condemned the isolation procedures in the UK after Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun had to be isolated for being in close touch with Covid positive members. Ravi Shastri is always an honest persona and it is not the first time he has been critical about his disappointments over some factor

Rishabh Pant tested positive for Covid-19 and along with him, an Indian throwdown specialist had also tested positive. Wriddhiman Saha and Bharat Arun who have had their two vaccinations completed had been in close touch with the throwdown specialist and as by the protocols in the UK, both had to undergo isolation for at least 10 days.

India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri (Photo-Screengrab)
India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri (Photo-Screengrab)

“2 Jabs Of Vaccine Has To Be Trusted” – Ravi Shastri

Ravi Shastri was delighted to see the return of his close friend Bharat Arun from isolation after 10 days and wasn’t shy to notify his frustration of his friend being isolated despite testing negative. He added that the two doses of Vaccine that Bharat Arun had already taken have to be trusted. Bharat Arun and Ravi Shastri have been great friends for a long time now and the Indian team has benefited a lot from these former cricketers.

“My right hand back in the house. Looking fitter and stronger after being in isolation for 10 days even though testing negative all the way. Bloody frustrating these isolation rules. 2 jabs of vaccine has to be trusted,”  Ravi Shastri tweeted along with a selfie with his close friend and bowling coach Arun.

India Facing Injury Concerns Ahead Of England Test Series

As many as three players have already been injured from India’s 24 member squad to England and this has created a big dilemma in the dressing room. The likes of Shubman Gill, Avesh Khan, and Washington Sundar have all been injured and their replacements are yet to be confirmed by BCCI.

Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, and Jayant Yadav have been looked at as potential replacements as of now but the Indian team wants Devdutt Padikkal which has created an unhealthy situation.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill. Image Credits: Twitter

Virat Kohli’s stiff back and Ajinkya Rahane hamstring swelling could be vital factors going forward in the Test series.