Mumbai: Indian Test team's vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Saturday said he has received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
On Friday, the 32-year-old batsman was retained as Virat Kohli's deputy for the upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand and the subsequent away series in England.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Got my first dose of the vaccine today. I urge everyone to register and get yourself vaccinated, if you’re eligible <a href="https://t.co/VH2xYcTQ1i">pic.twitter.com/VH2xYcTQ1i</a></p>— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) <a href="https://twitter.com/ajinkyarahane88/status/1390914414296010753?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">May 8, 2021</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
"Got my first dose of the vaccine today. I urge everyone to register and get yourself vaccinated, if you're eligible," tweeted Rahane along with his picture.
Senior India opener Shikhar Dhawan received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday.