IPL 2021 | KKR’s Nitish Rana cleared to coach with crew after testing unfavorable for COVID-19

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Nitish Rana

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Nitish Rana had examined optimistic for COVID-19 throughout his quarantine in Mumbai. He has now examined unfavorable and can be part of the crew’s coaching periods shortly, stated the franchise on Thursday.

The 26-year-old batsman made 352 runs in 14 matches through the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season within the UAE.

“Mr Nitish Rana had checked into the KKR crew lodge in Mumbai, on March 21, 2021 with a unfavorable COVID report which was executed on March 19, 2021. As per IPL protocol, he was examined on March 22, throughout his quarantine and the report confirmed that he was optimistic. 

“He has had no signs and has been utterly asymptomatic since. Once more as per IPL protocol, he remoted himself and was examined once more at this time. We’re glad to report that he has examined unfavorable. We anticipate him to start out coaching with the crew shortly and be totally match properly earlier than the beginning of the season,” said KKR in a launch.

The left-hander has performed 60 matches in his IPL profession, which started in 2016. He has to date scored 1,437 runs at a mean of 28.17 and a strike price of 135.56.

Rana had been in type within the latest Vijay Hazare Trophy one-dayers, scoring 398 runs in seven matches at a mean of 66.33 with a strike price of 97.79. He was the match’s fifth-highest run-getter.

The Delhi batsman, who additionally opened for KKR over the last season, has not been seen in observe periods at the same time as different gamers have been attending observe. Skipper Eoin Morgan, Shubman Gill, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Andre Russell, Dinesh Kartik and Sunil Narine have all been doing observe periods.

(With IANS Inputs)

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