Chennai Tremendous Kings bowling coach L Balaji testing optimistic for COVID-19 has left the BCCI in a repair in regards to the subsequent few IPL video games in Delhi after postponement of Monday’s night match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Ahmedabad.
Whereas your entire KKR crew has gone for a six-day laborious quarantine, beginning Sunday, after Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier returned optimistic for COVID-19, Balaji, who’s a daily function within the Chennai Tremendous Kings dug-out has gone into isolation after returning with two RT-PCR positives on Monday.
“Balaji’s optimistic report is actually a reason for concern though the CSK gamers have examined detrimental. However usually, lots of people begin displaying signs from the fifth or sixth day. There are discussions whether or not it’s secure to go forward with the subsequent two matches in Delhi,” a senior BCCI supply informed PTI on circumstances of anonymity.
Whereas DDCA president Rohan Jaitley informed PTI that he hasn’t been knowledgeable about any re-scheduling the issue is CSK having performed Mumbai Indians final Saturday.
“Balaji was within the dug-out and likewise earlier than and after the match, he interacted with Mumbai Indians gamers which is pure. Now you possibly can check on a regular basis however identical to KKR’s match has been postponed, it is prudent if MI’s match towards SunRisers Hyderabad on Tuesday and CSK’s sport towards Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday is rescheduled,” the influential official mentioned.
Since KKR crew is doing on a regular basis testing with six days of laborious quarantine, many imagine that the identical rule needs to be relevant for CSK additionally earlier than they play their subsequent match.
However rescheduling at all times turns into a nightmare because the Delhi leg ends on Might 8 after which the ‘Cluster Caravan’ is meant to maneuver to Bengaluru and Kolkata.
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