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Rahul Dravid, head coach of the Indian national football team, has tested positive for the coronavirus adenovirus type 19

The BCCI revealed on Tuesday that Team India’s head coach, Rahul Dravid, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Indian cricket board said on Tuesday that Team India’s head coach, Rahul Dravid, had tested positive for COVID-19. “A routine test conducted prior to Team India’s departure to the UAE for the Asia Cup 2022 revealed that Head Coach Rahul Dravid was infected with COVID-19.

Dravid has minimal symptoms and is currently under the care of the BCCI medical staff. Once he reports no signs of COVID-19, he will rejoin the team. On August 23, 2022, the remaining members of the team will gather in the United Arab Emirates “According to a press statement from BCCI.

The tournament kicks off on August 28 with India’s opening encounter versus Pakistan, one of their bitter rivals. There were three One-Day Internationals played between Friday and Monday in Zimbabwe, but Dravid was not there to watch them.

India’s ODI team swept Zimbabwe in a three-game series. The last ODI was won by the visitors on Monday by a score of 13 runs. First-time international century hitter Shubman Gill played a knock of 130 and stole the show with the bat.

After last year’s Twenty20 World Cup, Dravid took leadership of India’s senior team.

Former captain Virat Kohli has rejoined the squad after taking some time off, and Rohit Sharma will be leading the team at the Asia Cup. A serious injury has forced the withdrawal of top fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah from the competition.

The roster features three spinners (Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Ravi Bishnoi) who are all specialists in their respective fields. We have two all-rounders in Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja.

Two batsmen, Deepak Hooda and Suryakumar Yadav, are available.

Without Bumrah, the pace assault will be led by the seasoned Bhuvneshwar Kumar, with the youthful guns of Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh filling out the rest of the roster.

Harshal Patel, a specialist in death overs, is also out at the moment because of an injury. The reserves are Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, and Deepak Chahar.

For the Asia Cup, India has named the following players to their roster: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (Wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (Wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bh

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