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COVID hits IPL 2021: After KKR’s 2 players, 2 members of CSK test positive for coronavirus

COVD-19 has finally hit the ongoing Indian Premier League, IPL.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier have tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.

The development led the organizers to postpone Match 30 between KKR and RCB.

The 30th match of the league was scheduled to be played on May 3 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

As being reported the entire Kolkata Knight Riders squad, along with the support staff, has gone into isolation as a precautionary measure, in their team hotel after 2 players tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

 

On the other hand, 2 members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

As being reported, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan, bowling coach L Balaji and a bus cleaner have reportedly returned positive results.

Luckily, none of the players have contracted the virus after a fresh round of tests was conducted on Sunday.

The CSK squad which is currently stationed in Delhi has canceled their practice session after the news of the positive results broke out.

IPL 2021 is being played in bio-bubbles across 6 cities in India including, Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, and Bengaluru.

5 players have already left the tournament mid-way into the 14th season as India continues to fight the dangerous second wave of coronavirus.

Andrew Tye (Rajasthan Royals), Liam Livingstone (Rajasthan Royals), Ravichandran Ashwin (Delhi Capitals), Adam Zampa (Royal Challengers Bangalore), and Kane Richardson (Royal Challengers Bangalore) are the cricketers who have left IPL 2021 so far.

 

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