Indian captain Virat Kohli and rapid launcher Ishant Sharma received their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday.
“Thank you for this and grateful for all the essential workers. Glad to see the facility and the management run smoothly. Let’s all get vaccinated as soon as possible,” Ishant wrote on his Twitter account.
His teammate, Cheteshwar Pujara, joined the duo to receive their first dose of vaccine and was also accompanied by his wife to the vaccination center.
“Puja and I received our first dose of vaccine today. Urge each of you to try to get yours as well if it is eligible,” Pujara tweeted.
On Tuesday, pacemaker Jasprit Bumrah received his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. “Vaccinated. Please stay safe everyone,” the Indian and Indian speedster from Mumbai tweeted with a photo.
Indian vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, pacemaker Umesh Yadav and senior opener Shikhar Dhawan have already received their first dose of vaccination.
Head coach Ravi Shastri was the first Indian men’s cricket team to be vaccinated. He received his first blow the first week of March.
India will play the WTC final from June 18-22 in Southampton and the test series against England on August 4, from Nottingham, on September 14, with the final test scheduled in Manchester.
Ajinkya Rahane receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Kohli’s squad are set to depart for England on June 2, and given the length of the tour as well as possible pandemic contingencies, the selectors have chosen a total of 24 players, including Abhimanyu Easwaran, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan and Arzan. Nagwaswalla.
Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja and Hanuma Vihari returned to the squad after missing recent home tests against England due to their respective injuries.