Covid-19 has now knocked the doors of the Indian Premier League – IPL 2021 after players of the Team KKR have tested positive for the virus.
According to reports BCCI has confirmed that match between KKR vs RCB scheduled for May 3, 2021 is now postponed after KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for COVID-19. “…While, All other team members have tested negative for COVID -19,” said a statement from BCCI.
“Cricbuzz understands that the COVID trail started when Chakravarthy was taken to hospital for an abdominal issue. Later, when Warrier tested positive (the contact-tracing could lead to Chakravarthy), and the entire KKR camp went into immediate quarantine in their Ahmedabad hotel.” – reported by CricBuzz on their website.
Both the players and their support staff are now to be isolated for a period of 7 days in order to make a comback, according to the bio-secure protocols. KKR group has also been told to follow a daily testing routine in order identify other cases at the earliest possible, so that they can be isolated and treated immediately.
The new IPL schedule will be announced soon as KKR is due another match on May 8, which is also more likely to be postponed.
– sourced from CricBuzz