Asia Cup 2022: Just before the start of the Asia Cup, Team India’s head coach Rahul Dravid’s corona virus report has come positive. Being Kovid positive of Rahul Dravid is a major setback for Team India’s preparations in the Asia Cup. However, whether Rahul Dravid will participate in the Asia Cup or not, the picture can be clear on August 25.
The medical team of BCCI is keeping an eye on Rahul Dravid’s health. It is being claimed by BCCI officials that Rahul Dravid has very minor symptoms of Kovid 19. Apart from this, the BCCI has kept National Cricket Academy chief VVS Laxman on standby.
According to the report of Insys Sport, he will join the team as soon as Rahul Dravid’s corona report comes negative. The BCCI official said, “Dravid’s symptoms are very minor. We’ll just wait. A decision on this will be taken later. If needed, Laxman will join Team India.
Laxman will be sent to Dubai
VVS Laxman played the role of head coach in the series played against Zimbabwe. Laxman has been asked by the BCCI to go directly from Harare to Dubai. Laxman is likely to stay in Dubai until the situation regarding Dravid is cleared.
BCCI has also asked Rahul Dravid to get one more test done. So far the BCCI has not said that Rahul Dravid will not be a part of Team India in the Asia Cup. BCCI has full hope that Rahul Dravid will recover and join Team India at the earliest.
Let us tell you that the campaign of Team India in the Asia Cup is to start on August 28. Team India will face Pakistan in its first match.