Indian Premier League: Entire Delhi Capitals Contingent Isolating After Two Kolkata Knight Riders Players Test Positive For COVID-19


IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals faced Kolkata Knight Riders recently, who have two positive cases.© Instagram

With COVID-19 positive cases appearing in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) contingent, the BCCI has asked players and fortify staff from Delhi Capitals (DC) to enter quarantine. DC faced KKR on April 29, where the former came out on top with a win. The team could also be unsure of going ahead with the scheduled practice session on Tuesday. Both sides are set to face every other again on May 8. Delhi final played on Sunday, when they faced Punjab Kings (PBKS).

The two players from KKR who tested positive are Varun Chakaravarthy and Sandeep Warrier.

The duo are currently recovering. KKR also up to date fans through Instagram, that the two cricketers are in good spirits.

DC are currently in pole position in the IPL 2021 Points Table, with six wins and two defeats.

India is currently battling the second one wave of the coronavirus pandemic and is without doubt one of the worst-hit countries on this planet. In the final 24 hours, the country has seen a enormous surge of 3.68 lakh fresh cases. Also, India’s caseload has gone up to 1.99 crore.

IPL 2021 has already seen three Australian cricketers pulling out because of personal reasons. Adam Zampa, Andrew Tye and Kane Richardson left for their homes after the Australian government issued a ban on direct passenger flights from India. The suspension is in effect till May 15.


The tournament began on April 9, and its is last is scheduled to take place on May 30.

Even, five Delhi and Districts Cricket Organization (DDCA) ground staff have tested positive. DDCA will be hosting IPL 2021 matches until May 8.

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