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ICC U-19 World Cup: Six Players Of Team India In The Grip Of Corona!


ICC U-19 World Cup: Team India has suffered a significant setback before the match against Ireland. Apart from captain Yash Dhul vice-captain Shaik Rashid, four other players are Corona positive. Due to this, six players of India had to be out of the match against Ireland.

Four other players include Aaradhya Yadav, Vasu Vats, Manav Parakh and Siddharth Yadav. At the same time, Nishant Sindhu has been made the captain of Team India in place of Yash Dhul.

The BCCI medical team issued a statement saying,

Siddharth Yadav has been found positive in the RT-PCR test. While Yash Dhul, Aaradhya Yadav and Rashid have been found positive in the rapid antigen test. At the same time, Manav and Vasu have symptoms of Corona.


However, humans and Vasu have been hostile in the rapid antigen test. But the RT-PCR report of both is yet to come. Players have been sent to isolation. And they are all under the supervision of the medical team.

When Nishant Sindhu was made the captain before the match against Ireland, let us tell you. So only 11 players were fit. All of them were fielded. However, five players have also been kept in reserve. And if the lousy situation comes, he can also be included in the team. The names of the reserve players include Rishith Reddy, Uday Saharan, Ansh Gosai, Amrit Rai Upadhyay and PM Singh Rathore.

IND vs IRE Match

Let us inform you that the Under-19 World Cup is being played in the West Indies. And India defeated South Africa by 45 runs in their first match. After this, Team India had landed against Ireland late on Wednesday night without star players. The Indian team batted well in this match.


India scored 307 runs in the allotted 50 overs for five wickets. Opener Harnoor Singh played an innings of 88 runs which included 12 fours. At the same time, Angariksh Raghuvanshi played brilliant innings of 79 runs. During this, he also hit ten fours and two sixes.

On the other hand, Raj Bawa scored 42 runs. At the same time, captain Nishant Sindhu scored 36 runs. Rajvardhan played a scintillating inning of 39 runs in the lower order in just 17 balls, including one four and five sixes.

Until writing the news late-night, India had scored 102 runs in Ireland’s 30 overs for the loss of six wickets. Team India’s next match is with Uganda. This match will be played on 22nd January.

Geeta Kumar
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