India Women's T20I skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has revealed that she has tested positive for COVID-19. Thus, she has quarantined herself and is following all the guidelines after testing positive for the infection. Read more - The two formats require different techniques says Chesteshwar Pujara
"Unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am feeling ok and have quarantined myself by following all the guidelines advised by the authorities and my doctors," Harmanpreet wrote in a tweet on Thursday.
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"A humble request to all those people that have come in contact with me in the last 7 days to please get themselves tested to be on the safer side. By god's grace and your well wishes, I will be back on the field soon," she added.
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) March 30, 2021
Earlier, reports had confirmed that Harmanpreet was under home quarantine. However, the way in which she was exposed to the disease, is still unknown. The all-rounder missed the T20I series against South Africa owing to an injury and had left the bio-bubble after the ODI series, in which India lost 1-4 to South Africa. Harmanpreet had scored 160 runs in the five-match series. India also lost the three-match T20I series which followed the ODI series.
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In an unfortunate turn of events, four players, who recently played the Road Safety World Series have tested positive for COVID-19. First, it was the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who caught the infection, and then it was a mere spree. Yusuf Pathan and S Badrinath followed him and recently, Irfan Pathan also tested positive.
"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 had tweeted.
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) March 29, 2021
The tournament was won by India Legends after they thrashed Sri Lanka Legends in the final in Raipur.