UK-bound Indian women’s team gets first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

All members of the Indian women’s cricket team heading to the United Kingdom received their first COVID-19 vaccine from June 16 . It is ahead of upcoming expedition matches against the United Kingdom. The Indian team is currently quarantined in Mumbai. It will begin their UK tour on June 16th in a single test in Bristol.


On July 9th and 11th, two T20Is will start in Northampton and three ODIs will start on June 27th. “All players on the women’s team received their first vaccinations. Most vaccinated in their own cities, but those who weren’t, vaccinated for the first time on Thursday,” BCCI sources said. Spin all-rounder Deepti Sharma shared a photo of her doing a jab on Twitter, Thursday.

“I’m a little scared of needles, but I too vaccinated today. vaccinated ASAP! #GotTheDose #We4Vaccine #CovidVaccine,” she tweeted.

According to sources, most players are receiving the Covishield vaccine. They will receive a second dose from the UK Health and Safety Agency. The Indian women’s team departs for England on 2 June with the men’s team led by charter captain Virat Kholi.

Members of the Indian men’s team, including Kohli, Mohammed Shami, Ajinkya Rahane, Cheteshwar Pujara, Umesh Yadav, Ashant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant, welcomed the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at several centers in the United States. It was.

Players expected to take Covishield second in the UK. Kohli and Co. will face New Zealand in the World Test Championship finals on June 18th in Southampton, against England in five test series.

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