Bengal batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran tests positive for COVID-19

Abhimanyu, who captained Bengal to the finals of Ranji Trophy 2019-20, underwent a mandatory test before the pre-season camp and was found positive.

Bengal captain Abhimanyu Easwaran has tested positive for coronavirus but he is asymptomatic.   -  FILE PHOTO/BCCI

Bengal and India A batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran has tested positive for coronavirus, the Cricket Association of Bengal confirmed on Wednesday.

The Bengal captain underwent a mandatory test before the pre-season camp and was found positive.

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"Abhimanyu Easwaran, who returned to join the Bengal squad for the pre-season, underwent a mandatory Covid Test and was found positive. He is however asymptotic, but is now quarantined and under treatment of medical panel of CAB," said Debabrata Das, Joint Secretary, CAB.

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Under Abhimanyu's leadership, Bengal reached the finals of Ranji Trophy 2019-20 where it lost to Saurashtra in Rajkot. It was the last cricket match in India amid the early days of COVID.

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