The franchise medical team is in constant contact with Mishra and ensures his safety. The team also wished Mishra a speedy recovery.
“Delhi Capitals leg spinner Amit Mishra has tested positive for COVID-19. He has been transferred to a designated medical facility as per BCCI and IPL guidelines,” Delhi tweeted Capitals.
“The Delhi Capitals medical team is in constant contact with Mishra, and ensures his safety and well-being. We wish him a speedy recovery,” he added.
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Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batting coach Michael Hussey has also tested positive for COVID-19. This after bowling coach L Balaji tested positive on Monday.
Speaking to ANI, a senior CSK official said the sample had been retested. “His sample came out positive and was retested and we can only confirm that after this report is released,” the official said.
When asked about the other players, the official said they started leaving with Balaji in isolation when he tested positive. “The players have started to move with Balaji remaining in isolation while testing positive. Foreign players await confirmation from BCCI on the travel itinerary while the Indian players return home.”
The Indian Premier League (GC) Board of Directors and the Cricket Control Council of India (BCCI) on Tuesday, in an emergency meeting, unanimously decided to postpone the IPL season 2021 with effect immediate.
BCCI also said it will do everything in its power to organize the safe passage of all IPL 2021 participants.
The BCCI also thanked all the healthcare workers, state associations, actors, support staff, franchisees, sponsors, partners and all service providers who did their best to organize IPL 2021 even in these extremely difficult times.
India has recorded 3.57,229 new cases of COVID-19 and 3,449 deaths in the past 24 hours, the union’s health ministry informed Tuesday morning. Currently, there are 34,47,133 active cases of COVID-19 in the country, according to government data.