A BCCI has officially announced that except for the encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), no other IPL 2021 match is faced rescheduling.
The 14th season of the IPL fell into crisis after KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for Covid-19 on stating of the week. The franchise’s match scheduled for 7:30 pm IST on Monday (May 3) had to be postponed after players RCB expressed their anticipations.
Chakravarthy and Warrier were without delay isolated and the rest of the KKR team also tested negative consequently.
Although, before the news settled, 3 members of the Chennai Super Kings and 5 from DDCA’s ground staff also tested positive for the virus, raise concerns for further rescheduling.
But sports journalist Meha Bhardwaj has requested a BCCI official to confirm that no other match has to be rescheduled as of now.
“Just spoke to a BCCI official, he says no other match has to be rescheduled as of now,” Bhardwaj said in a tweet.
The next 2 matches in IPL 2021 will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium where the said members of the ground crew have tested positive.
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will fight on May 4 and Rajasthan Royals will play against Chennai Super Kings on the very next day.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 3, 2021
If they go on as scheduled, these 2 games will provide a clearer idea of the BCCI’s new contingency measures.
“No need for isolation for players who came in contact with a positive person” – BCCI official
The BCCI source also allayed concerns over more players under quarantine for coming into contact with some positive members of their squad. He said that with daily testing in place, there’s no reason for such a measure.
“Also said that if the players are being tested daily there is no need for isolation for the players who may have come in contact with a positive person,” added Bhardwaj.
No need for isolation? Even with daily testing, a positive player could spread it through the entire squad by the time the next test has been takenAdvertisement
— 🏏FlashScore Cricket Commentators (@FlashCric) May 3, 2021
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