September 27, 2021
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IND vs ENG: Ravi Shastri blamed as fifth test at Manchester gets postponed

IND vs ENG: Ravi Shastri blamed as fifth test at Manchester gets postponed

Indian captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri found themselves on the receiving end as fans bashed them for participating in the book launch event at London which would have possibly became a reason for the Covid outbreak in the Indian team’s camp. Its worth mentioning that Ravi Shastri tested Covid positive on the 4th day of Oval test and had been quarantined since then. Another member of Indian support staff tested positive on Thursday but the member of Indian team returned with a negative RT-PCR results on Thursday.

England Cricket Board confirmed that India will not be able to field a team in the last test at Manchester following the Covid outbreak in the team. Fans were vocal against Shastri who attended the book launch event with skipper Kohli last week and returned Covid positive alongside bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar while team physio Nitin Patel has been kept in isolation. Virat Kohli luckily managed to escape the Covid fear but fans were not amused and bashed him after it was curtains on the final test in a series which stood 2-1 in India’s favour and promised a great climax. Here are few reactions-

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