Ebene News – AU – COVID-19: ECB lets English players decide on their participation in IPL 14

By Vishesh Roy |
Updated: May 4, 2021 2:38 PM IST

New Delhi [India], May 4 (ANI): With two players from Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and two members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) contingent tested positive for Covid-19, questions about the fate of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is increasing minute by minute In such a scenario questions arise over the participation of foreign players The England and Wales Cricket Council (ECB) has left its players the decision to participate in the tournament or to return homeAn ECB spokesperson confirmed that the board is in regular contact with his player but that the call to participate in the tournament belongs only to the players”We continue to monitor and communicate with our players and staff currently in India In terms of continued participation it will be a decision that will be made by each individual We recognize that these times are difficult and our hearts go out to the Indian people”, an ECB spokesperson told ANITwo KKR players – Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier – have tested positive for Covid-19, and as a result, the entire Delhi Capitals contingent has also isolated themselves in their rooms.The capitals of Delhi and KKR met last Thursday – April 29 – and these two teams are set to face each other again on May 8.”We have been isolating ourselves in our rooms since this afternoon,” sources inside the DC camp told ANI on Monday evening.The IPL match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) which was scheduled to be played on Monday evening has been postponed to a later date and the match between CSK and Rajasthan Royals is also expected to be postponed as the CSK unit is in isolation (ANI)

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Ebene News – AU – COVID-19: ECB leaves English players decide participation in IPL 14

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