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IPL 2021: DC contingent isolating after two KKR players test COVID-19 positive


With Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier testing positive for Covid-19, it has now come to gentle that your entire Delhi Capitals contingent can be self-isolating of their rooms.

Delhi Capitals and KKR had locked horns against each other on last Thursday — April 29 — and each these sides are slated to sq. off as soon as once more on May 8.

“We have been self-isolating in our rooms since this afternoon,” sources throughout the DC camp confirmed to ANI.

Delhi Capitals had final performed Punjab Kings on Sunday. The Rishabh Pant-led aspect is at the moment positioned on the high spot within the factors desk with 12 factors.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) slated to be performed on Monday night was rescheduled for a later date.

“Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were found to be positive in the third round of testing in the last four days. All other team members have tested negative for COVID-19,” the IPL mentioned in an official assertion.

Both the players have remoted themselves from the remainder of the squad. The Medical Team is in steady contact with the duo and are monitoring their well being. Meanwhile, the Kolkata Knight Riders have now moved in direction of a each day testing routine to determine some other attainable instances and deal with them on the earliest.

Two of the three members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) contingent who had been thought to have contracted COVID-19 have additionally examined positive as per the most recent test studies which have are available in on Monday night.

Speaking to ANI, a BCCI official confirmed the event. “The contingent has two COVID-19 positive cases. A support staff member has tested positive and a bus cleaner. Cannot give you the name of the support staff. The team’s training session has been cancelled as a precautionary measure,” the official mentioned.

It is believed that L Balaji — the bowling coach — is the assist workers who has examined positive. CSK final performed a recreation on Saturday towards Mumbai Indians on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The aspect is slated to sq. off towards Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday.



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