She is self isolating at dwelling after experiencing gentle signs
Harmanpreet Kaur has examined constructive for Covid-19, the replace coming after she had skilled gentle signs and was examined. ESPNcricinfo understands that the India T20I captain skilled a fever for 4 days earlier than testing constructive on Monday. She is at present self-isolating at dwelling.
Kaur didn’t play any half within the current T20Is at dwelling towards South Africa because of a hip-flexor injury, which she picked up in the course of the fifth ODI within the longer-format sequence previous the T20Is.
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) March 30, 2021
In Kaur’s absence, Smriti Mandhana led India to a 2-1 sequence defeat. Earlier, Mithali Raj had led India to a 4-1 loss within the ODIs, through which Kaur hit 160 runs in 4 innings at a mean of 53.33, together with a 54 within the fourth ODI.
Kaur is the second high-profile India Ladies cricketer to have examined constructive for Covid-19 after tempo bowler Mansi Joshi tested positive final October. On account of that, Joshi needed to miss the Ladies’s T20 Problem within the UAE, the place she was to signify the Velocity facet, led by Raj.
Individually, a lot of former Indian cricketers, who have been a part of the Highway Security Sequence in Raipur, have tested positive for Covid-19: Sachin Tendulkar, Yusuf Pathan, S Badrinath and Irfan Pathan have returned constructive checks.