Things are getting from bad to worse for the BCCI and IPL as SRH wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi capitals Amit Mishra reportedly have tested positive for the virus. This comes a day after two of Kolkata knight Riders’ players Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier returned positive results. Consequently, the match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore was postponed. Threat looms over tomorrow’s game between CSK and RR as well as CSK bowling coach L Balaji also tested positive and the CSK team has gone into quarantine for six days.
Breaking: Wriddhiman of @SunRisers and Amit Mishra of @DelhiCapitals test positive. @IPL needs a reboot
— Arani Basu (@AraniBasuTOI) May 4, 2021
The BCCI had earlier confirmed that today’s game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will go ahead as planned but with Saha and Mishra testing positive, the match is most likely to be postponed as well. As for the Delhi Capitals, they also in isolation after having played a game against Kolkata Knight Riders.
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