Nair recovers from coronavirus
Karun Nair was the first Indian cricketer to be tested coronavirus positive. However, the good news is that the batsman, who made a name for himself by scoring a triple century for the country, has recover from coronavirus.
Indian Premier League (IPL) is only about one month away. The Kings XI Punjab batsman has already recovered and will be able to catch the flight to the United Arab Emirates next week.
He was tested negative for coronavirus on August 8. He was in isolation for two weeks before that. He’s now completely healthy. However, according to the management rules of Kings XI Punjab, Karun has to undergo three more tests before catching a flight to the United Arab Emirates.
If he can prove himself negative in those tests, then he will get clearance. A small group is scheduled to leave Bangalore on a chartered flight on August 20 to the United Arab Emirates.
Karun played 14 matches for Punjab in 2018 and 2019 IPL. He scored 306 runs with two fifties and 134.80 strike-rate.
Karun made his mark in the Indian national team through a triple century. He played an unbeaten 303-run innings against England in Chennai in December 2016.
But what else happens in a team like India! He lost his place in March 2017 after failing in a few innings. And after that, he could not wear the jersey of the Test team.