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Under-19 World Cup 2022: India captain Yash Dhull, deputy Shaik Rasheed test positive for Covid-19

By, New Delhi
Jan 19, 2022 09:14 PM IST

As many as six members out of the 17-member squad were ruled out of selection ahead of the Group B fixture against Ireland. 

India U19 captain Yash Dhull and his deputy SK Rasheed have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the World Cup match against Ireland on Wednesday, confirmed the BCCI. 

India captain Yash Dhull. (Getty)
India captain Yash Dhull. (Getty)

As many as six members out of the 17-member squad were ruled out of selection ahead of the Group B fixture against the Irish camp. The Indian board also said that all players have been put in isolation.

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“The India U19 squad currently taking part in the ICC Under 19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2022 have reported COVID-19 positive cases following RT-PCR and Rapid Antigen Tests. 

Ahead of their second Group B clash against Ireland U19 on Wednesday morning, six members out of the 17-member squad were ruled out of selection,” said the BCCI in an official release. 

The BCCI also shared the medical status of the six members:

Sidharth Yadav - RT-PCR Test result has returned positive.

Manav Parakh - Has shown symptoms. His RT-PCR test result is awaited. Rapid Antigen Test result has returned negative.

Vasu Vats - Has shown symptoms. His RT-PCR test result is awaited. Rapid Antigen Test result has returned negative.

Yash Dhull - Rapid Antigen Test result has returned positive.

Aaradhya Yadav - Rapid Antigen Test result has returned positive

SK Rasheed - Rapid Antigen Test result has returned positive

The BCCI is monitoring the situation closely and is in touch with the Indian management and the coaching group. The players will remain in isolation but will be under the constant supervision of the medical team.

The Indian camp had started their U19 World Cup 2022 campaign on a positive note by defeating South Africa by 45 runs. After their contest against Ireland, the Indian team will face Uganda in their final Group B fixture on January 21.

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