1st ODI between India and West Indies could be pushed forward If more players test covid positive – Reports

The upcoming three-match ODI series between India and the West Indies is scheduled to take place from February 6 onwards at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad.

However, the series is now under a cloud since five Indian players have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus

Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Navdeep Saini, and Axar Patel have tested positive for Covid-19 days before the start of the ODI series.

The date of the start of the First ODI might be pushed a day or two If more players test positive: BCCI Official

source : cricketaddictor

All members of team India have gone into isolation. All those players, who have tested Covid-19 positive, have been shifted to the second floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Ahmedabad

At the same time, the practice session of the team which was scheduled to start on Thursday has been cancelled.

Meanwhile, Mayank Agarwal has been added to the Indian squad for the ODI series as a backup and will join the main squad after completing his three-day quarantine.

The players who have tested positive will have to go through a week’s isolation. They can join the team only after two negative RT-PCR results.