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The Indian team and the support staff members will have the option to get their Covishield vaccination jabs in England when they tour the country for the ICC World Test Championship next month.

Team India will be playing the WTC final against New Zealand in a bio-bubble at the Rose Bowl in Southampton from June 8 but Sports Today understands that they might have to spend a week in hard-quarantine before leaving for the United Kingdom.

“Indian team will have eight days of hard quarantine (confined to hotel rooms) in India with mandatory negative RT-PCR reports on second, fourth and seventh day required to board the flight,” a senior BCCI official told PTI on Saturday.

Some of the players and members of the coaching staff have already got the first dose of the vaccine in India. They can get the second or even the first dose of the OxfordAstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which is being sold under the name of Covishield in India, was developed in the United Kingdom.

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri got the first jab in March when the team was playing a Test match against England in Ahmedabad. Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and his wife also got the first dose in Mumbai on Saturday.
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