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Harmanpreet Kaur, Indian Women T20 Captian tests positive for Covid-19

Neha Singh

Harmanpreet Kaur team captain of India Women's T20I cricket has tested positive for Covid-19. She wrote in a tweet that she has quarantined herself and is following all guidelines. "Unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am feeling ok and have quarantined myself by following all the guidelines advised by the authorities and my doctors.”

She further added in a tweet, "A humble request to all those people that have come in contact with me in the last 7 days to please get themselves tested to be on the safer side by god's grace and your well wishes, I will be back on the field soon,” she concluded.

In Lucknow, Harmanpreet Kaur was seen last in the ODI series against South Africa Women, were they lost the match by 1-4. She scored half century in the match.

She did not played the T20I series against South Africa Women because of her injury happened in fifth ODI. In her absence Smriti Mandhana leading India Women team. South Africa Women team won the T20I series 2-1.

Harmanpreet Kaur team captain plays an an all rounder for the team. In 2017 she was awarded with the Arjuna award by the Ministry of Youth affairs and sports. She has represented India Women Cricket team in 104 ODIs and 114 T20Is, as well as two Tests.

She is known for her explosive hitting abilities, till now she has scored 2,532 runs in the 50-over format with 12 half- centuries and three centuries.

The most memorable knock of Harmanpreet Kaur was in the 2017 World Cup semi-final when the team was playing against Australia Women, where she scored an 171 runs in 115 balls. In that match she hitted seven sixes and India won the match against Australia by 36 runs.

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