Saturday, May 28, 2022

Another Player from Kolkata Knight Riders tested coronavirus


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) suspended the fourteenth release of the Indian Premier League (IPL) recently after various players and care staff tried positive for the novel Covid and there was a break in the bio bubble set up by the Indian board.

Despite the fact that the group has been deferred, the danger of the Covid-19 is as yet present as day by day either player is returning positive for the infection.

It is discovered that Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) speedster Prasidh Krishna has tried positive for the dangerous infection. Krishna turns into the fourth Knight Riders player after Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, and Tim Seifert to test positive.

Prominent, the Covid-19 alarm in IPL 2021 began with Varun and Sandeep testing positive on Monday.

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In similar light, the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders was likewise rescheduled. Talking about the information on Krishna testing positive, a source up to date of improvements stated as cited by Inside Sport

“He is down with COVID-19. The results have come in and he tested positive.”

Being down with Covid-19 can likewise go about as an obstruction for Krishna. The 25-year-old seamer has been remembered for India’s crew as a backup player for the last of the debut version of the World Test Championship and five-match Test arrangement against England.

The pacer should recapture his wellness by May 25 on the off chance that he wishes to make a trip to England as the reports recommend that Team India will collect in a bio bubble made by BCCI in India on May 25 and will travel to England in the wake of finishing an eight-day isolate period.

In the interim, it was uniquely on Friday that the information on KKR’s wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert testing positive for Covid-19 surfaced in the cricket brotherhood. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) CEO David White thought on the strength of Tim saying that NZC is in steady touch with the cricketer and his family and will do all that could be within reach to guarantee that he shows up in New Zealand free from any danger.

“It’s really unfortunate for Tim and we’ll do everything for him that we can from this end, and hopefully he will be able to test negative and be cleared and approved for discharge as soon as he’s well again.

“Since receiving the news, we’ve organised support for Tim and have also — via the players association, been in contact with his family to ensure they’re kept fully informed and updated on developments,” stated by White.



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