The Indian team will have to fly to England this month for playing the final of the ICC Test Championship and bilateral series against England. Before that, Indian captain, Virat Kohli took the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine following the government restrictions. One of his teammates and fast bowler, Ishant Sharma has also posted a picture on social media with his wife after completing the first dose of their Covid-19 vaccination.
Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma, who is an actress as well have donated Rs. 2 crores to the administration to stand by the country in the fight against covid-19. Not only that, Virushka has launched a #InThisTogether campaign on social media to raise money for their relief fund. This time, the captain of the Indian team has set an example in front of the countrymen by receiving the first dose of Covid-19. This run machine has also inspired the citizens of the country to get vaccinated to stay healthy and safe. The picture of Virat’s vaccination has gone viral on social media.
In a special message with a photo of himself getting vaccinated on the Instagram story, the India captain urged fans to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Virat wrote there, ‘Get vaccinated as soon as you can. Stay safe. ‘
Ishant Sharma will fly to England with the Indian Test team. Earlier, he also set an example by taking the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Delhi following the rules. The wife of the Indian fast bowler, Pratima Singh has been vaccinated as well. The couple’s picture has also gone viral on social media.
Before Virat Kohli and Ishant Sharma, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan was the first one to take the Covid-19 vaccine. Ajinkya Rahane, the vice-captain of the Indian Test team, has also received the vaccine by thanking the fighters who are in the frontline to fight against Covid-19.
The BCCI and the Indian government have made it mandatory for every Indian Test cricketer to be vaccinated against Covid-19 before leaving for England. However, Virat Kohli will not be able to take the second dose of the vaccine in the country. At that time, they are supposed to be busy playing the World Test Championship in Joe Root’s country. Therefore, the BCCI has informed that the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine will be given to Indian cricketers in England. However, talks are underway with the administrations of the two countries on how to send the vaccine from India to Britain.
With the cases rising all over the world, it is getting mandatory for players all over the world to get vaccinated. It might be a step to help the respective governments in the battle against Covid-19. So, not only for the players it’s a duty of all the people across the globe to get vaccinated if possible.
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