The reports coming from SRH camp is that some of their players have been tested positive for Covid 19 and have been isolated and this has put the game between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad in jeopardy
The first leg of IPL was suspended due to Covid outbreak and the same has happened in this leg as well and it will raise so many questions from various sides on the organization of the tournament.
IPL resumed on 19th September between CSK and MI and 6 teams have played their first game in the 2nd leg till now. DC were to lock horns with SRH in today’s encounter but shocking reports have come out where SRH speedster T Natarajan has been tested positive for Covid-19.
Although the media release from BCCI suggested that the player along with 6 others have been isolated and the game is set to go ahead as per schedule.
Vijay Shankar and the net bowler G Periasamy were the other players along with some of the support staffs who have been found to be in contact with T Natarajan and all of them have been isolated.
The likes of PSL, CPL, LPL were conducted smoothly without any major covid scare in between the tournament but this is the 2nd time that the covid burst has happened in IPL.
A borad which is known for this wealthiness, one would expect a smooth sailing when it comes to organizing a big tournament like IPL but BCCI under Sourav Ganguly has been disappointing so far. Although today’s game is set to go ahead as per officials, one never know how the virus has spread inbetween the SRH camp. Only time can answer these questions. It will be a massive blow as far as SRH is concerned as they have lost their premium death bowler early in the second leg.