Ebene News – US – KKR vs RCB postponed: KKR struggling as Pat Cummins goes into isolation

The Kolkata Knight Riders were scheduled to face the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the upcoming Indian Premier League match on Monday May 3 Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad was scheduled to host the match However, the match was postponed after two members of the Kolkata Knight Riders team tested positive for COVID-19 According to recent reports, Australian pacemaker Pat Cummins isolated himself after his teammates Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for the coronavirus

The 14th edition of the cash-rich league is played behind closed doors, given the coronavirus situation in India.In addition, players, support staff and officials are also stationed in a bio-secure environment for minimize the risk of being affected by the deadly virus However, despite strict SOPs and protocols, the T20 tournament could not escape the threat of COVID-19

With two members of the KKR team testing positive for COVID-19, Pat Cummins is said to have self-isolated and is not in the best of conditionsThe latest development is a blow to IPL because the organizers were already under the scanner for having organized a tournament of such a big stage as the country goes through a health crisis The Australia international had previously made a generous contribution to the PM Cares Fund to help the country in such difficult times

The star cricketer took to his Twitter account on April 26 to share a message for his Indian fans The 27-year-old revealed that he had donated $ 50,000 (i.e. around INR3 37 lakh) to Narendra Modi’s PM Cares Fund, specifically to purchase oxygen supplies for hospitals across the country Cummins also urged other IPL actors to help India deal with the current situation with their donations Here is Pat Cummins donation tweet –

While all KKR players have been part of the IPL bio-bubble since the start of the season, Chakravarthy recently left the bubble for a shoulder scan according to ESPNcricinfo The off-spinner may have been exposed virus during this period Varun Chakravarthy COVID and Sandeep Warrier COVID news could also jeopardize upcoming KKR matches, considering that other franchises will vary playing against them and the reported news from KKR vs RCB also indicates the same thing

IPL 2021: Varun and Sandeep tested positive for COVID-19, RCB hesitant to play KKR on Monday evening
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Right-arm fast launcher also reportedly tested positive for virus with mystery launcher Varun Chakravarthy Other KKR players could be at risk given that they could have mingled with the duo in the team’s hotel or during training The future of the competition is in balance as the virus has managed to sneak into the IPL bio-bubble, albeit on a higher scale this time compared to the start of the tournament.

KKR 2021 Team: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert (sem), Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik (sem), Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun CV, Kuldeep Yadav, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna, Shakib Al Hasan, Sheldon Jackson, Vaibhav Arora, Karun Nair, Harbhajan Singh, Ben Cutting, Venkatesh Iyer, Pawan Negi

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Ebene News – United States – KKR vs RCB postponed: KKR in trouble as Pat Cummins goes into isolation

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