Indian Premier League: All Delhi Capitals Contingent Isolate After Two Kolkata Knight Riders Test Positive For COVID-19, Report Says | Cricket News


IPL 2021: The Delhi capitals recently faced off against Kolkata Knight Riders, who have two positive cases.© Instagram

With Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier testing positive for Covid-19, it has now emerged that the entire Delhi Capitals contingent is also isolating themselves in their rooms. The capitals of Delhi and the KKR clashed last Thursday – April 29 – and these two sides are set to face each other again on May 8. the DC camp confirmed to ANI.

The Delhi Capitals last faced the Punjab Kings on Sunday. The team led by Rishabh Pant is currently placed in first place in the points table with 12 points.

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The Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) which was scheduled to be played on Monday evening has been postponed to a later date.

“Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier have tested positive in the third round of testing in the past four days. All other team members have tested negative for COVID-19,” the IPL said in a statement. official.

The two players isolated themselves from the rest of the team. The medical team is in constant contact with the duo and monitors their state of health. Meanwhile, the Kolkata Knight Riders have now moved on to a daily testing routine to identify any other possible cases and treat them as soon as possible.

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Two of the three members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) contingent who allegedly contracted COVID-19 have also tested positive according to the latest test reports released on Monday evening.


Speaking to ANI, a BCCI official confirmed the development. “The contingent has two positive cases for COVID-19. A support staff member has tested positive and a bus cleaner. I cannot give you the name of the support staff. The team’s training session has been completed. was canceled as a precaution, ”the official said.

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L Balaji – the bowling coach – is believed to be the support staff who tested positive. CSK last played a game against the Mumbai Indians on Saturday at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. The team are set to face the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday.

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