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IPL 2021: Five DDCA Ground Staff Isolated After Testing Positive For COVID-19

IPL 2021: The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is scheduled to host IPL video games until May 8.© AFP

Five Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) floor employees have examined constructive for COVID-19. The employees members have been remoted. DDCA’s Arun Jaitley Stadium is ready to host matches within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 till May 8. This improvement comes on the identical day that two gamers from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) — Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — in addition to two Chennai Super Kings (CSK) employees members and their bus driver examined constructive for the lethal virus. Delhi is scheduled to host 4 extra IPL matches this season, together with the subsequent two video games of the event.

Mumbai Indians (MI) and SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) are scheduled to face off within the subsequent recreation in Delhi on Tuesday.

CSK, who’re additionally in Delhi, have cancelled their training session for the day forward of their recreation in opposition to Rajasthan Royals (RR) on Wednesday.

KKR’s match in opposition to Royal Challengers Bangalore, initially scheduled for Monday in Ahmedabad, has been postponed because of the constructive circumstances within the KKR camp.

“Both the players have isolated themselves from the rest of the squad. The Medical Team is in continuous touch with the duo and are monitoring their health,” the IPL stated in a launch.

The IPL additional stated that every one different members of the KKR squad had returned unfavourable exams.

This was the primary reported occasion of gamers at a workforce testing constructive for COVID-19 throughout IPL 2021.


Earlier, RCB’s Devdutt Padikkal and Delhi Capitals’ Axar Patel had examined constructive for the virus earlier than becoming a member of their respective squads.

Delhi is among the many cities with the heaviest COVID-19 caseloads in India. Currently, there are over 92,000 lively circumstances within the nationwide capital.

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