Wriddhiman Saha and Amit Mishra test positive for COVID-19; IPL 2021 likely to go on hold for 6-7 days

Meanwhile, the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals scheduled for Wednesday has also been pushed back after Chennai bowling coach L Balaji tested positive for the infection.
Saurabh Ganguly Author

Updated - 4 May 2021 1:53 pm

In yet another huge setback to the India Premier League, two more players have tested positive for COVID-19 and this time it is from the Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals camp. While two players from Kolkata Knight Riders had been found Coronavirus positive on Monday which led to the postponement of the match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore, the latest update is that SRH’s Wriddhiman Saha and Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra have tested positive for COVID-19. This suggests that even the match which was said to be on schedule tonight against the Mumbai Indians, is likely to be postponed. Meanwhile, the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals scheduled for Wednesday has already been pushed back after Chennai bowling coach L Balaji tested positive for the infection.

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