Rahul Dravid. File photo
The head coach will join the team once he returns with a negative coronavirus report, the Indian cricket board said. Dravid did not travel to Zimbabwe for the recently-concluded One-day International (ODI) series, which the KL Rahul-led side won 3-0.
India are scheduled to open their campaign in the Asia Cup against Pakistan on Sunday and would like to avenge the 10-wicket loss against Babar Azam's side in the ICC T20 World Cup last year. The Indian squad, led by Rohit Sharma, are due to arrive in the UAE today (Tuesday).
Dasun Shanaka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa held their nerves to steer Sri Lanka to a nail-biting six-wicket victory over India after openers Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis set the tone in their Asia Cup match on Tuesday.
India, who won the previous Asia Cup in 2018 played in a 50-over format, came in as pre-tournament favourites but lost their first two Super Four matches to Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Kohli ended his century drought of 1,020 days in the international matches with the career-best an unbeaten 122 off 61 balls, propelling India to 212. After posting a huge total, India restricted Afghanistan to 111/8 as Kumar returned with a career-best figure of 5-4.
Chasing 346 for victory, New Zealand lost an early wicket before Ravindra (97) and Williamson (54) put on 137 to put their team on course and they achieved the target with 6.2 overs to spare in Hyderabad.
French Sports Minister Amelie Oudea-Castera said on Sunday French athletes would be barred from wearing a hijab during the Paris Games to respect principles of secularism.
In a video clip circulated on the “X” platform, the dog appeared on the field in a match between Dorados de Sinola and its host Albergue de Oaxaca in the 11th round of the local league.