Yuzvendra Chahal and Krishnappa Gowtham tested positive for Covid-19

India tour of Sri Lanka 2021

Yuzvendra Chahal and Krishnappa Gowtham

Indian spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Krishnappa Gowtham have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus in Sri Lanka.

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The two players infected with the virus were part of the group of eight players who were isolated following the all-rounder Krunal Pandya testing positive three days ago. 

Pandya tested positive for the virus on 27th July ahead of the 2nd T20I match against Sri Lanka and as a result, eight Indian players along with Chahal and Gowtham were identified as immediate contacts of Pandya and were later isolated. 

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Chahal and Gowtham, along with Krunal will stay in Colombo while the rest of the Indian squad will fly back to India today (30th July).