Aug 13, 2020
Nagraj GollapudiNews editor, ESPNcricinfo
- Nagraj Gollapudi is news editor at ESPNcricinfo
India batsman Karun Nair has efficiently recovered from Covid-19 and is build of dwelling to lumber back and forth with the Kings XI Punjab team to the UAE next week to earn segment within the IPL. ESPNcricinfo understands Nair tested determined for the coronavirus currently, nonetheless tested detrimental on August 8.
It is understood Nair went into self-isolation for higher than two weeks sooner than clearing the test. Nair will now endure three extra assessments as segment of the protocol the Kings XI administration has laid out for the contingent travelling to the UAE. Most productive of us who certain the checking out course of will board the flight on August 20. Nair can be segment of a minute community in Bengaluru that can board a charter flight that can snatch up a great wider build of dwelling of avid gamers and team from Delhi.
Nair has played 14 video games for Kings XI across the 2018 and 2019 IPL seasons, scoring 306 runs, including two fifties, at a strike rate of 134.80.
Nair is the principle excessive-profile Indian cricketer to secure had Covid-19. The pandemic has severely affected India, which has had higher than 2 million conditions to this point, the third-best total globally insensible the US and Brazil. The pandemic has led the BCCI to shift the 2020 IPL season to the UAE.
Nair is the 2d person connected to the IPL to were plagued by Covid-19 after Rajasthan Royals announced on Wednesday that their fielding coach Dishant Yagnik had tested determined for the coronavirus.
The IPL has laid out rigorous, obligatory checking out processes including plenty of assessments and a week-long quarantine period upon reaching the UAE sooner than groups can open as much as divulge. Also, as per the native authorities norms, somebody entering the UAE would need to lift a detrimental test consequence taken within the outdated 96 hours.