There was a small COVID outbreak contained in the Delhi Capitals bio-bubble within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Your complete contingent is being often examined by the BCCI after as many as six members of their contingent, together with Mitchell Marsh and Tim Seifert, examined constructive for the virus. Nevertheless, in a contemporary spherical of RT-PCR testing completed on Thursday (April 21) morning, all members of the contingent (aside from those that have been examined constructive) have returned detrimental outcomes.
COVID exams have been completed rapidly as DC are scheduled to play their subsequent recreation on April 22 in opposition to Rajasthan Royals. The sport was earlier slated to happen on the MCA Stadium in Pune. But it surely has been shifted to Wankhede Stadium to keep away from any COVID associated complexities. DC’s earlier recreation in opposition to Punjab Kings was additionally set to be performed in Pune however was shifted to Brabourne Stadium.
“The exams have been completed on Thursday morning and barring those that are already constructive, there isn’t any new case within the Delhi group,” the supply near the developments informed Cricbuzz. He additionally revealed that the gamers will probably be made to endure one other contemporary spherical of testing on Friday (April 22) morning.
Patrick Farhat (physiotherapist), Chetan Kumar (sports activities therapeutic massage therapist), Mitchell Marsh (participant), Dr Abhijit Salvi (group physician), Akash Mane (social media content material group member) and Tim Seifert (participant) are the members of DC contingent who’ve been examined constructive for COVID. They’re present process a 7-day isolation interval for the time being.
Punjab Kings contingent to be examined on Friday morning
In the meantime, it has additionally been reported that the Punjab Kings contingent will probably be examined on Friday morning as properly having performed with the Delhi Capitals on Wednesday (April 20). Their subsequent recreation is in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) on April 25 on the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Punjab misplaced their earlier recreation in opposition to the Capitals by 9 wickets. They’re presently on the seventh place within the factors desk having misplaced 4 out of seven matches thus far.