The 2021 version of the Indian Premier League was suspended on Tuesday earlier this week after 4 IPL franchises reported a lot of optimistic COVID-19 instances.
Gamers left for his or her houses all through the week whereas your entire Australian fraternity collaborating within the event reached the Maldives on Friday to endure quarantine earlier than leaving for his or her houses.
Among the many 4 franchises have been Sunrisers Hyderabad, who confirmed that their wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha had examined optimistic for the dreaded virus on Tuesday.
The facet’s mentor VVS Laxman, in a column for the Occasions of India, wrote that there was “comprehensible anxity and unrest” after the squad discovered that there had been optimistic instances in Kolkata Knight Riders and Chennai Tremendous Kings camps.
“We had full confidence within the protocols that had been put in place even after we moved from one metropolis to a different, however as soon as we learnt of the optimistic assessments within the KKR and CSK camp, our apprehensions mounted,” he wrote in his column in TOI.
“We [SRH] had simply completed a match towards CSK and a number of other of us caught up with outdated associates, so there was comprehensible nervousness and unrest till the check outcomes have been out,”
Laxman has now revealed that Saha was slated to play for SRH on Sunday however felt a “little beneath the climate” the earlier evening.
“Wriddhi was slated to play Sunday’s match towards Rajasthan Royals however felt a bit beneath the climate on Saturday evening. We instantly positioned him in isolation and, regardless of our prayers, he returned a optimistic check. We’re nonetheless questioning how, regardless of taking all precautions, Wriddhi received contaminated,” wrote Laxman.