DC vs CSK: Delhi Capitals In Isolation Due To COVID Case In Camp

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In a crucial match on May 8 (Sunday), the Delhi Capitals are scheduled to take on the Chennai Super Kings. However, they have indeed suffered a blow while one of their net bowlers tested positive for COVID. The sportsman, along with his companion, has been placed in isolation. In accordance with BCCI guidelines, this implies that other sportsmen will be subjected to yet another round of screening for COVID this year. Here is about Delhi Capitals In Isolation Due To COVID Case In Camp.

So far in IPL 2022, DC is the most adversely impacted by Covid-19, with players like as Mitchell Marsh as well as Tim Seifert testing positive the previous month & missing a few matches as a consequence. In Marsh’s particular situation, he has been required to be hospitalized for medication, and he returned to the team last week after completing his recovery from his symptoms.

We understand the match will go ahead, said CSK source

In addition, four other personnel had come back positive, and they were placed in isolation as a result of their testing results for positive. In light of a high set of positive tests among Delhi Capitals representatives, the players of the team were not permitted to make contact with their opponents after the game for safety precautions. The places of the activities had also been switched in order to limit travel and prevent the virus from spreading from one spot to another.

“We understand the match will go ahead, otherwise we would have been informed by now. It is only a net bowler and all players are in their rooms. So we do not expect changes”, said a CSK official. Although the BCCI has not yet made an official statement, sources inside the teams have said that they do not foresee any changes to the match itinerary.

“The change of venue has been triggered due to (then) five COVID-19 positive cases in the Delhi Capitals contingent,” BCCI said in a statement.

Head coach Ricky Ponting had also distanced himself owing to a member of his household coming back positive for Covid-19 earlier this season, and he was not available for a game. Notwithstanding this, COVID has made its way into the DC camp, with a net bowler contracting the infection.

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