Delhi Capitals
Delhi Capitals. (Photograph Supply: IPL/BCCI)

In what was a stunning improvement within the Delhi Capitals’ camp, a participant was examined optimistic on April 18 resulting from which the staff needed to postpone their plans of touring to Pune for his or her subsequent IPL 2022 fixture in opposition to the northern rivals Punjab Kings. It was additionally discovered that the gamers and different members have undergone quarantine of their rooms whereby door-to-door COVID checks will likely be carried out on April 18 and 19 respectively.

Nevertheless, it has now been reported that the primary spherical of testing has occurred easily and no participant or members of the assist workers have examined optimistic for the lethal virus. The COVID-19 challenge occurred within the squad after the staff’s physio Patrick Farhart contracted the virus which pressured him to enter isolation.

BCCI to ship a medical staff for additional checks

In keeping with the experiences in India Right this moment, “Delhi Capitals gamers, who’re in quarantine in Mumbai, returned detrimental within the first spherical of RT-PCR checks carried out.” The report additional states that “the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI)  is sending a medical staff to conduct one other spherical of RT-PCR checks for the gamers and the members of the assist workers.”

Whereas the Delhi Capitals have cancelled their plans of visiting Pune for his or her subsequent match, there isn’t a change within the schedule for the sport between DC and PBKS on the Maharashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium in Pune on Wednesday, April 20 as of now. It now stays to be seen what name will likely be taken relating to the identical after the second spherical of checks.

The same incident had quickly suspended the marquee match with rapid impact on Might 4 final yr after a COVID-19 outbreak within the SRH camp on the finish of the primary half. The occasion needed to be rescheduled and the second leg was held within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) throughout three venues- Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah in September-October. Thus, the IPL needed to be staged within the UAE for a second consecutive yr resulting from unavoidable circumstances.

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