Sunrisers Hyderabad find themselves in a spot again! After the David Warner saga, wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha tested positive for Coronavirus on Tuesday and would be unavailable for the match against Mumbai Indians in Delhi. As per reports in Cricbuzz, Saha is the latest to contract the virus. This would come as a major setback for the franchise which is already languishing at the bottom of the points table at the halfway stage. Also Read – IPL 2021 Suspended Amid Covid-19 Surge
Saha’s development now puts a lot of doubt over the match against Mumbai Indians which was supposed to take place in Delhi tonight. There is nothing official on this, but a statement is expected to come out soon. Also Read – IPL 2021 Suspended by BCCI After SRH Star Wriddhiman Saha Tests Positive For Covid-19
SunRisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) Wriddhiman Saha tests positive for #COVID19, confirms SRH Management.#IPL2021 Also Read – IPL 2021 Covid-19 Crisis Live Updates, May 4, Tuesday: BCCI Suspend IPL 2021 Indefinitely
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Some reports suggest that the announcement of the postponement of the lucrative IPL 2021 is likely.
Earlier, two KKR players – Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier – tested positive for Covid-19 and that forced the entire side to go into isolation. As KKR had played Delhi Capitals in their last match in Ahmedabad, the DC side was also asked to isolate.
This development on Monday led to the postponing of KKR’s match with the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The new dates have not been announced as yet.
Not just this, there was bad news from the Chennai Super Kings camp as well. Two members who are non-players tested positive for Covid-19. Following this, the upcoming game between CSK and Rajasthan Royals has been postponed.
Reports suggest that BCCI is planning to shift the entire tournament to Mumbai. It is being believed that the shifting could happen over the weekend. There is nothing official about it.
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