Five DDCA Groundsmen Isolated After Testing Positive for COVID-19: Reports

Five of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) ground staff have been tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The groundsmen have been isolated after they were tested positive. As per reports, none of the five members who were tested positive were on duty. The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is about to schedule four more games.

May 3, 2021

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Five of Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) ground staff have been tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. The groundsmen have been isolated after they were tested positive. As per reports, none of the five members who were tested positive were on duty. The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is about to schedule four more games. This news about the groundsmen testing positive for COVID-19 comes on the same day when Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier from Kolkata Knight Riders have been tested positive for COVID-19. ‘Cancel IPL’ Trend on Twitter After KKR, CSK Members Test Positive for COVID-19 Virus (See Reactions).

IPL 2021: Five DDCA Groundsmen Reportedly Isolated After Testing Positive for COVID-19

The match on Monday between KKR and RCB has been postponed and the official account of both teams took to social media to inform the fans about the match getting postponed. “Both the players (Chakravarthy and Warrier) have isolated themselves from the rest of the squad. The Medical Team is in continuous touch with the duo and are monitoring their health,” the IPL said in a release.

Tweet by KKR:

Hema Malini Provides Oxygen Enhancer Devices to Mathura Hospitals To Help COVID-19 Patients

RCB took to social media and wished both KKR players a speedy recovery. 

The fans are urging the BCCI to postpone the tournament. Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad will lock horns against each other on Tuesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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