COVID-19 hits IPL 2021: Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Daniel Sams now checks constructive | Cricket Information
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are set to kick off the 14th version of the Indian Premier League in simply a few days time towards defending champions Mumbai Indians. Nonetheless, there are extra dangerous information for Virat Kohli’s group as Australian all-rounder Daniel Sams grew to become the second cricketer from the franchise after opener Devdutt Padikkal to check COVID-19 constructive.
“Daniel Sams checked into the group resort in Chennai on April third, with a damaging COVID report on arrival. His report from the 2nd check on seventh April got here constructive. Sams is at present asymptomatic and he’s at present in isolation at a delegated medical facility,” the RCB wrote on their official Twitter profile.
“Royal Challengers Bangalore medical group is in fixed contact with Daniel Sams and proceed to watch his well being and abide by the BCCI protocols,” the RCB added.
Official Assertion: Daniel Sams checked into the group resort in Chennai on April third, with a damaging COVID report on arrival. His report from the 2nd check on seventh April got here constructive. Sams is at present asymptomatic and he’s at present in isolation at a delegated medical facility.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 7, 2021
Sams had joined the RCB coaching camp final week on April 3 with a damaging report, however has since examined constructive. He’s considered one of 5 Australians with RCB this season, becoming a member of Glenn Maxwell, Dan Christian, Adam Zampa and Kane Richardson.
Nonetheless, whereas Maxwell and Christian have been coaching with the the RCB squad, Sams has remained quarantined in his resort room. Zampa and Richardson are but to reach in India to hitch the Simon Katich-led squad that options superstars Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers.
Earlier, RCB’s opening batsman Devdutt Padikkal had also tested positive for coronavirus last week. He’s at present isolating at his residence in Bengaluru. Padikkal had been in sensational kind in Vijay Hazare Trophy, ending up because the second-highest run-scorer behind Mumbai’s Prithvi Shaw.
On Tuesday, Mumbai Indians’ scout Kiran Extra additionally examined constructive for the virus. Following a constructive check, it was later introduced that each one the opposite members of the MI franchise have examined damaging.