Monday IPL 2021 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challenges Banglore re scheduled after KKR two players positive for Covid-19 .
KKR spinner Varun Chakravarthy and seam bowler Sandeep Warrier tested positive for Covid-19. This is the first Covid case within IPL 2021 seson started .
An other team Chennai Super Kings three staff members tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday but returned negative reports on Monday.
Additionally, a few groundsmen at Delhi’s Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, which is due to host Mumbai Indians vs SunRisers Hyderabad on Tuesday, have also tested positive for the virus.
Leg-spinner Chakravarthy and pacer Warrier, both 30, have been isolated and the rest of the KKR contingent has returned negative reports for now. Of the two, Warrier has not yet made the playing XI in any of the seven matches KKR have played.
“The Medical Team is in continuous touch with the duo and are monitoring their health. Meanwhile, the Kolkata Knight Riders have now moved towards a daily testing routine to identify any other possible cases and treat them at the earliest,” the IPL stated.