SL vs IND: Krunal Pandya tests positive for COVID-19, second T20I postponed to July 28
India’s tour of Sri Lanka has been hit by a COVID-19 scare as Indian all-rounder Krunal Pandya has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the second T20I to be pushed by a day. The match will now be played on July 28 while the final will be held on the scheduled date of July 29. However, players will have to return negative results for the series to go ahead. Krunal Pandya is the second Indian after Rishabh Pant to test positive for COVID-19. Take a look how betway live chat works. We have full review about betting online, Just read more here in our site.
“Krunal has tested positive and the T20I on Tuesday has been postponed and will happen on Wednesday if all the others test negative. The players are currently isolating,” a source close to the developments said.
The Indian team has been in the bubble ever since they landed in Sri Lanka thus Pandya testing positive is a concerning news. Was there any bio bubble breach? How Pandya got infected is a matter of investigation.
Recently, an employee of Sri Lankan Cricket associated with the media also returned COVID positive result, forcing the press box to remain closed for the first T20I. Earlier, Sri Lanka batting coach Grant Flower, data analyst GT Niroshan and a reserve batsman tested positive for COVID-19 days after returning from England where a COVID-19 outbreak infected seven members of the England white-ball contingent.
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This is the second instance this month when a game has been postponed due to COVID-19. Earlier, last week, the second ODI between West Indies and Australia was postponed after a non-playing member of the West Indies contingent tested positive for COVID-19.