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IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals await Nortje’s 2nd RT-PCR test result even as Rabada joins training | Cricket News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Delhi Capitals’ South African speedster Anrich Nortje won’t be out there for the staff’s second IPL match towards Rajasthan Royals on Thursday as his COVID-19 test stories are nonetheless awaited.
However, the excellent news for DC is that Kagiso Rabada has cleared his RT-PCR checks and has joined the staff’s training session.

There are stories that Nortje has examined optimistic however Delhi Capitals administration hasn’t but come out with any official assertion. As per the IPL SOP, all gamers who’ve a optimistic result are examined as soon as once more with the intention to make sure that the primary RT-PCR end result wasn’t a false one.

Nortje and fellow paceman Rabada had travelled collectively and reached Mumbai on April 6. They had been presupposed to be out there from the second sport onwards, after the completion of their seven days of onerous quarantine and a adverse RT-PCR test result.

Now it appears to be like like solely Rabada might be out there for choice as DC tweeted an image of his first training session.

“At this point, we only know that Anrich Nortje’s results are awaited as he is in quarantine. We can only tell you further after we get the test results,” a DC supply instructed PTI on the situation of anonymity.

It is known that the franchise is ready earlier than making an official announcement as there was an earlier occasion of a false optimistic case. Kolkata Knight Riders’ batsman Nitish Rana was the participant concerned in that case.
Rana had first examined optimistic after becoming a member of the KKR camp however his subsequent RT-PCR result turned out to be adverse.
As of now, Delhi Capitals’ Axar Patel is in isolation after testing optimistic for COVID-19 earlier than the beginning of the match. Patel hasn’t but totally recovered from the virus.
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Devdutt Padikkal additionally examined optimistic however recovered in time to be out there for the staff’s second sport towards Sunrisers Hyderabad.



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