Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer T Natarajan tested positive for Covid-19. However, the match between SRH and Delhi Capitals will go ahead as scheduled.
According to a BCCI release, “Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad. He is currently asymptomatic.”
Along with Natarajan, SRH all-rounder Vijay Shankar too tested positive and is presently in isolation. While two players tested positive, team manager, Vijay Kumar, physiotherapist Shyam Sundar J, doctor Anjana Vannan, Logistics Manager, Tushar Khedkar and net bowler Periyasamy Ganesan also tested positive and are in isolation.
The release further said that the rest of the contingent including the close contacts underwent RT-PCR tests at 5:00 AM local time this morning and the test reports turned negative.
“As a result, tonight’s game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai,” it stated.