India batsman Karun Nair has efficiently recovered from Covid-19 and is about to journey with the Kings XI Punjab workforce to the UAE subsequent week to participate within the IPL. ESPNcricinfo understands Nair examined optimistic for the coronavirus just lately, however examined detrimental on August 8.
It’s understood Nair went into self-isolation for greater than two weeks earlier than clearing the take a look at. Nair will now endure three additional checks as a part of the protocol the Kings XI administration has laid out for the contingent travelling to the UAE. Solely those that clear the testing course of will board the flight on August 20. Nair will likely be a part of a small group in Bengaluru that may board a constitution flight that may decide up a wider set of gamers and employees from Delhi.
Nair has performed 14 video games for Kings XI throughout the 2018 and 2019 IPL seasons, scoring 306 runs, together with two fifties, at a strike charge of 134.80.
Nair is the primary high-profile Indian cricketer to have had Covid-19. The pandemic has severely affected India, which has had greater than 2 million instances up to now, the third-highest whole globally behind the USA and Brazil. The pandemic has led the BCCI to shift the 2020 IPL season to the UAE.
Nair is the second particular person related to the IPL to have been affected by Covid-19 after Rajasthan Royals introduced on Wednesday that their fielding coach Dishant Yagnik had tested positive for the coronavirus.
The IPL has laid out rigorous, mandatory testing processes together with a number of checks and a week-long quarantine interval upon reaching the UAE earlier than groups can begin to practice. Additionally, as per the native authorities norms, any particular person getting into the UAE would wish to hold a detrimental take a look at end result taken within the earlier 96 hours.