IPL: T. Natarajan from Sunrisers Hyderabad tests positive for Covid-19; six close isolated contacts


Today’s game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go as planned.

Sunrisers Hyderabad player T. Natarajan tested positive for Covid-19 in a scheduled RT-PCR test, Indian Premier League officials said on Wednesday.

The currently asymptomatic player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad.

The medical team identified the six contacts close to the player mentioned below, who were also placed in isolation:

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> Vijay Shankar – Player

> Vijay Kumar – Team leader

> Shyam Sundar J – Physiotherapist

> Anjana Vannan – Doctor

> Tushar Khedkar – Logistics Manager

> Periyasamy Ganesan – Net Bowler

The rest of the contingent, including close contacts, underwent RT-PCR testing at 5 a.m. local time and the test reports are negative.

As a result, Wednesday’s game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will take place at the Dubai International Stadium, in Dubai, as scheduled.

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