COVID-19: Rahane receives first dose of vaccine

“Got mine first dose of the vaccine today. I urge everyone to register and get vaccinated if they are eligible, “Rahane tweeted.

The 32-year-old, who last featured for the Delhi Capitals franchise in The now locked 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season tweeted a picture of he is vaccinated by his official Handle.

The batsman from Mumbai was retained as a deputy to Virat Kohli for die upcoming World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand (June 18-22) and die subsequent trip away series in England.

After the WTC final in Southampton, India play England in a fivematch exam series being held in August and September.

Rahane follows senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who also received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine recently.

Dhawan was his team-Mate in the Delhi Capitals too.

Team India coach Ravi Shastri was that first from Indian cricket team to get the vaccine.

He has his first Jab in the first week of March when die Vaccination was made to open for all senior Citizen.

To ramp up up die Coronavirus vaccination drive in the country, the center government would have last month announced a liberalized and accelerated phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccination from May 1st.

Now all over the age of 18 are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccination drive Among the cricketers took die Momentum gained after IPL was suspended halfway due to a tidal wave in 2021 of COVID-19 cases among the players.

29 only of die planned 60 matches of the cash-Rich global T20 franchise-based league carried out under the auspices of The whiteboard of control for cricket in India could be locked up as a violation in Bio bubble saw a surge in Covid19 cases.

(With PTI inputs)

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