- Ravishastri counter to criticism
London: TeamIndia coach Ravi Shastri defended his book launch event. ‘The whole of the UK has come out of Kovid sanctions. The whole country is open. Therefore, if such a situation arises in the team, it will happen with the first Test, ‘he commented. Some cricketers and others took part in the launch of Ravi Shastri’s book ‘Star Gauging: The Players in My Life’ earlier this month. It was reported that none of the other cricketers who attended the event, including Shastri, had sought the permission of the BCCI and England boards. After the event, Shastri, bowling and fielding coaches Bharat Arun and Sridhar Kovid were hit. And then .. before the fifth test to be held in Manchester, the corona infected the assistant physio Yogesh. With that, it is known that the last test was canceled.