Wednesday, 20 October 2021 04:32 GMT

IPL 2021: DC vs SRH match will go-ahead despite Natarajan tests positive for Covid-19


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The COVID-19 crisis continues to haunt the Indian Premier League (IPL) as SRH player T Natarajan, has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of his team's IPL 2021 clash against Delhi Capitals on Wednesday. Natarajan hasn't shown any symptoms and is currently asymptomatic. He has isolated himself from the rest of the squad.

The likes of all-rounder Vijay Shankar, team manager Vijay Kumar, physiotherapist Shyam Sundar J, doctor Anjana Vannan, logistics manager Tushar Khedkar, and net bowler Periyasamy Ganesan have been named as close contacts and placed in isolation.

Despite the positive COVID-19 cases, the match between DC and SRH will go ahead in Dubai

"The rest of the contingent including the close contacts underwent RT-PCR tests at 5 AM local time this morning and the test reports are negative. As a result, tonight's game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai," said BCCI sources

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