Varun Chakravarthy, leg thrower Kolkata Knight Riders and fast thrower Sandeep Warrier have returned to their respective cities after completing 10 days of mandatory isolation.
“Yes, Chakravarthy and Sandeep have returned home. They have completed 10 days of compulsory isolation. However, KKR as a franchise will continue to monitor their health, ”said an informed BCCI official. PTI Monday.
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The two cricketers were the first to test positive for COVID-19 in the IPL bio-bubble. Chakravarthy from Tamil Nadu contracted the infection after undergoing medical examinations. Subsequently, two of his teammates, Warrier and Prasidh Krishna, also contracted COVID-19.
Warrier’s interaction with Delhi Capitals veteran Amit Mishra also resulted in the veteran being tested positive, resulting in suspension from the league. “They will undergo RT-PCR tests in Chennai and Kerala respectively,” he added.
Neither Chakravarthy nor Warrier showed any major symptoms of the infection.
New Zealander’s Tim Seifert, another COVID-positive KKR recruit, is still in isolation. The IPL was suspended on May 4.