IPL 2022: In a press release, the BCCI said that the match’s venue will be changed “to avoid any additional incident owing to any undiscovered case during a long-distance bus travel in a closed environment.”
The match between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings on Wednesday has been moved from Pune to Mumbai and will now take place at the Brabourne Stadium. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) made the decision on Tuesday. The BCCI announced that the match would be moved “to avoid any future issue owing to any undiscovered case during a long-distance bus ride in a closed environment,” according to a press release.
The identities of the five Delhi Capitals players who tested positive for COVID-19 were also published in the BCCI’s email. Patrick Farhat – Physiotherapist (tested positive on April 15th), Chetan Kumar – Sports Massage Therapist (tested positive on April 16th), Mitchell Marsh – Player (tested positive on April 18th), Dr. Abhijit Salvi – Team doctor (tested positive on April 18th), and Akash Mane – Social Media Content team member are among those who have tested positive (tested positive on April 18th).
According to the announcement, all positive individuals have been placed in isolation, and the full DC contingent will be subjected to an RT-PCR test on Wednesday morning.
“COVID-positive patients are being isolated and monitored by doctors. On Days 6 and 7, they will be tested, and if both tests come back negative, they will be re-integrated into the Delhi Capitals bio-secured bubble.
“The entire Delhi Capitals contingent has been subjected to daily RT-PCR testing since April 16th. On April 19th, the fourth set of RT-PCR tests came back negative.
“On the morning of April 20th, the Delhi Capitals contingent will undertake another round of RT-PCR testing,” the BCCI announced.