As the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) begins, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) player T Natarajan has tested positive for COVID-19.
The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad and is currently asymptomatic.
The rest of the SSR contingent, including close contacts, also underwent RT-PCR testing at 5 a.m. local time on September 22 and test reports turned negative.
What about the game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals?
With the majority of the team having tested negative, the match between the two teams will go as planned at the Dubai International Stadium in Dubai.
The player’s six close contacts were also placed in isolation:
1. Vijay Shankar – Player
2. Vijay Kumar – Team leader
3. Shyam Sundar J – Physiotherapist
4. Anjana Vannan – Doctor
5. Tushar Khedkar – Logistics manager
6. Periyasamy Ganesan – Net Bowler