BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had earlier ruled out the possibility of it being treated as a one-off game, saying it should be treated as the series-deciding fifth match.
Ravi Shastri had a successful tenure as head coach of Team India. During his stint, India became the No. 1 Test team and won in Australia and England.
The fifth Test at Old Trafford had to be cancelled after Indian players led by skipper Virat Kohli refused to play with junior physio Yogesh Parmar also testing positive.
The former batting great feels Rahul, who has been in good form recently, can be made India's T20 vice-captain.
India head coach Shastri, and his back room colleagues Bharat Arun and R Sridhar have completed their 10-day isolation on Wednesday as per the UK Health Protocols.
Kohli, who will again lead RCB in the IPL, along with other Indian players refused to take the field in the fifth Test against England at Old Trafford.
England cricket board has written to the ICC seeking a verdict on the fate of the cancelled match that was to be played at Old Trafford.
Among women, Ireland all-rounder Eimear Richardson picked up the award for the month of August.
Sourav Ganguly defended India for not fielding a team in the fifth Test at Old Trafford due to a COVID scare.
The fifth Test between India and England at Old Trafford was cancelled after Virat Kohli refused to field his team apprehending more cases during the incubation period.
The final match of the England vs India series at Old Trafford was cancelled due to COVID-19 fears.
The substantial depth in the Indian cricket team has made them a formidable outfit, feels the former Australian skipper
ECB CEO Tom Harrison earlier told that the cancelled Test match can be rescheduled later as a one-off encounter
To remain fit for the IPL and then the T20 World Cup was more important for a tiring Indian team, said the former Kolkata Knight Riders captain on British TV
The Manchester Test at Old Trafford was cancelled at the last moment on Friday after India could not field a team due to a COVID-19 scare in their camp
Plans for a chartered flight was cancelled on Friday. The players will undergo six-day isolation upon their arrival in the UAE
It was after a book release event ahead of the fourth Test that Shastri and others tested COVID-19 positive
The rescheduling of the cancelled Test would be a one-off game instead of being a decider for the series that India currently lead 2-1
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