September 30, 2020

BCCI says 2 gamers amongst whole 13 Covid-19 optimistic circumstances



MUMBAI: The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Saturday mentioned {that a} whole of 13 members of the Indian Premier League (IPL) contingent, together with two gamers, have been discovered optimistic for Covid-19.

“All of the affected personnel in addition to their shut contacts are asymptomatic and have been remoted from different staff members. They’re being monitored by the IPL medical staff,” the board mentioned.

Whereas names of the gamers haven’t been revealed, it’s realized that each the gamers are from the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK). Earlier, Suresh Raina, who lately introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket, pulled out of the IPL this 12 months citing private causes.

BCCI, which is but to announce the IPL fixtures, mentioned it has put in place stringent well being and security protocols for the 13th version of the league.

The league is scheduled to be performed between September 19th and November 10th within the UAE.

BCCI mentioned that upon touchdown within the UAE, all of the individuals adopted a compulsory testing and quarantine programme and a complete of 1,988 Covid-19 checks have been carried out between August 20th and 28th throughout all participant teams within the UAE. These embody gamers, assist workers, staff administration, BCCI workers, IPL operational staff, resort and floor transport Employees.

As per the IPL 2020 Well being and Security Protocols testing on all individuals can be performed repeatedly all through the IPL 2020 season.