Covid scare on IPL 2021 yet again as Natarajan tests Covid-19 positive

IPL 2021: Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for Covid-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad.

He is currently asymptomatic and there are six close contacts of the player who have been isolated. But the match between SRH and Delhi Capitals is on as other players have tested negative.

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As per the IPL release, the medical team has identified Vijay Shankar, Vijay Kumar (team manager), Shyam Sundar J (physiotherapist), Anjana Vannan (doctor), Tushar Khedkar (logistics manager) and Periyasamy Ganesan (net bowler) as the close contacts.

“The rest of the contingent, including the close contacts, underwent RT-PCR tests  Wednesday morning and their Covid 19 test reports are negative. As a result, tonight’s IPL 2021 game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai,” the IPL release said.

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The 14th season of the IPL resumed on Sunday with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians squaring off. The edition earlier had to be postponed after a string of positive COVID-19 cases within the bio-bubble in India.

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