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After the Corona cases that came out in the IPL on Monday, its effect on the teams has started showing. On Monday, 2 Kolkata Knight Riders players Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier were found to be Corona positive. After this, where the Royal Challengers Bangalore canceled the match against them. At the same time, the entire team of KKR has been quarantined for 5 days. Whereas, the entire team of Delhi Capitals has isolated themselves.
Delhi played against Kolkata on 29 April. Varun was also included in KKR’s team. The Delhi team is currently in Ahmedabad. Incidentally, Delhi will also play their next match against Kolkata on 8 May. At the same time, the team of Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad present in Delhi did not practice on Monday. Both teams will be face to face on Tuesday.
No practice after DDCA staff positive
In fact, according to sources, on Monday, even 5 ground staff of DDCA were found corona infected. 4 out of 8 matches have been held in Delhi. But the franchise is upset with the news of the ground staff being infected. Also, 3 staff including Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Laxmipathy Balaji and CEO were found to be Corona positive.
The Chennai team played their last match against Mumbai and were present in the CSK dugout. That is why both teams did not practice. However, it has become clear that all the teams have been scared since the arrival of new cases. In such a situation, only time will tell how difficult it will be for the BCCI to conduct this tournament.
DDCA president denied the news
DDCA President Rohan Jaitley told ESPN Cricinfo that none of the staff found infected are currently on duty. Rohan said that the second staff had been retained for the last 2 matches. All ground staff were placed in a bubble as the case escalated in Delhi. They are rotated time to time.
Delhi players will be investigated every 2 days
Delhi Capitals also revised the date of their regular testing. The test of the team’s players and staff which was to be held on Tuesday, they got it done on Monday itself. The franchisee has also instructed the medical staff to check all the members every two days. Among the 6 cities selected for IPL, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Kolkata are the most battling cities of Corona.