Three anonymous players tested positive for COVID-19-A payer each from Maharashtra, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have tried positive for the COVID-19 in the progressing Vijay Hazare Trophy. The players have been held under disengagement, the report added.
The Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra players tried positive a week ago after which the two crews went through COVID-19 testing. The two groups were permitted to play their next game subsequent to testing negative for the COVID-19.
Then, Bihar played Karnataka in Bangalore on Monday. Yet, after a player tried positive, the whole group was tried on Tuesday. The players have been told to stay in detachment.
While Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra groups are playing in Jaipur, Bihar group is in Bangalore.
This isn’t the principal example when players from the homegrown circuit tried positive for COVID-19. Prior a Jammu and Kashmir player had tried positive n Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 competition.
The BCCI led three COVID-19 tests for each group prior to permitting players and staffs to enter bio-secure air pocket for the competition. The Vijay Hazare prize happens after Ranji Trophy however the BCCI chose not to direct Ranji Trophy interestingly since its debut season in light of limitations forced because of COVID-19.
“It is confirmed and the concerned player has been isolated from other players. He is currently in Bangalore as he cannot travel,” quoted by senior officials of State body.
The Bihar group is set in Elite Group C and is playing all its association games in Bengaluru. They are planned to take on Uttar Pradesh in an association game on Wednesday.
A Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) official accepted that the game would go on as booked. Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh are set in Elite Group D and have been playing in Jaipur.
All the matches of the Hazare Trophy, the public ODI title, are being played under the bio-secure air pocket across settings.