New Delhi: India is currently going through a terrible crisis of Corona Virus. This deadly epidemic has started spreading its fear on the players of the country as well. Meanwhile, many players of the Indian women’s hockey team have also come under the grip of Corona.
Corona was hit by a team
Seven players of the Indian women’s hockey team, including captain Rani Rampal, and two members of the support staff have been found positive in the Kovid-19 investigation ahead of the practice camp at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru. Giving information that players and associate members are Kovid-19 positive on Monday, Sai said that all have been kept under surveillance in the quarantine.
According to Sai, “These players and associate members came to the Bangalore campus of Sai from their home town and everyone was tested for corona virus on April 24 after completing the quarantine time as per protocol.”
Sai further said, ‘Apart from the women’s team captain Rani Rampal, the positives coming in are positives Savita Poonia, Sharmila Devi, Rajni, Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Sushila. In addition, video analyst Amrit Prakash and scientific consultant Wayne Lombard have also been found infected with the corona virus. Not all players and support staff are showing signs of this and they have been kept in quarantine in ‘Sai NCOE’.
The team was busy preparing for the Olympics
The Indian hockey team’s core team arrived in Bengaluru on Sunday to participate in the national camp as part of preparations for the Tokyo Olympics after a 10-day sabbatical. The core group of 25 members was on compulsory quarantine before starting the exercise.
The team toured Argentina in January. The Indian team was stopped by the host team’s junior team in the first two matches. After this, he had to face defeat in two matches against Argentina B. Then he also had to face defeat in two matches against the world number two senior team.
The team then toured Germany in February March, where it lost all four matches against the third-ranked team in the world rankings.