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Indian Players get vaccinated ahead of crucial games

The Indian Men’s National Cricket Team Players and The Men’s National Hockey Team Players are getting themselves vaccinated ahead of key fixtures in the near future. The Indian Government announced the vaccination program for every citizen above the age of 18 years from May 1, 2021. Currently, Serum Institute of India’s Covishield, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, and Russia’s Sputnik V has been approved for emergency use by the Central Government.

The Men’s National Cricket Team will leave for England in May end to play the World Test Championship Final against New Zealand. After that, England and India will face each other in a 5-match Test Series. Captain Virat Kohli and his teammates have taken the first dose of their vaccines and shared the news amongst the fans.

Virat Kohli and his co. including Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara and Umesh Yadav have shared the news of getting vaccinated. All of them are going to fly to England later this month. Virat Kohli shared his photo of getting vaccinated on all social media platforms. Meanwhile, Pujara and Ishant Sharma tweeted their picture.

Apart from the Cricket Team, The Men’s Hockey Team Players have to take their first dose of vaccines. The National Team is preparing for the Tokyo Olympics in Bangalore. The Women’s National Team has also stepped forward and taken the first dose before flying to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics. The Hockey Support Staff has also taken the vaccine.

The Shooting Contingent of the Tokyo Olympics are also amongst the Indian players who got vaccinated last week. The players will leave for a training camp in Croatia on Monday.

India is currently crumbled to the Covid-19 situation and the players who have taken the vaccine have urged the citizens to take it too. The vaccine is safe and has a good effect against the virus.

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