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The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Delhi Capitals (DC) will go ahead as planned despite SRH pacer T Natarajan testing positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad. He is currently asymptomatic.According to a BCCI release, "Sunrisers Hyderabad player T Natarajan tested positive for COVID-19 at a scheduled RT-PCR test. The player has isolated himself from the rest of the squad. He is currently asymptomatic."
According to BCCI these are the person who come in contact with T-natrajan
1. Vijay Shankar - Player
2. Vijay Kumar - Team Manager
3. Shyam Sundar J - Physiotherapist
4. Anjana Vannan - Doctor
5. Tushar Khedkar - Logistics Manager
6. Periyasamy Ganesan - Net Bowler
JUST IN: Natarajan has tested positive and six of his close contacts including Vijay Shankar and five support staff are under isolation. #DCvSRH though will go ahead as scheduled.— Venkata Krishna B (@venkatatweets) September 22, 2021
The Sunrisers contingent and their close contacts, underwent RT-PCR tests at 5 am on Wednesday and the test reports have come out negative officials said.This is the first COVID-19 case for the IPL 2021s second leg, which resumed on Sunday after being suspended in May following the COVID-19 outbreak in multiple squads. Three matches have been played in the second leg so far.The Twenty20 tournament was suspended on May 4 after several positive coronavirus tests among players.
As a result, tonights game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals will go ahead at the Dubai International Stadium, Dubai," it stated