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Chennai defeated Rajasthan by 45 runs in the first leg of the 14th season of IPL played on 19 April.
The match between the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi can be postponed. On Monday, two people, including KKR players Varun Chakraborty and Sandeep Warrier and Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Balaji, were agitated after a case of Corona positive being revealed.
Due to which the match between Kolkata and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to be held at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday was postponed. At the same time, on Wednesday, the match between Chennai and Rajasthan in Delhi is also under the cloud of crisis. According to the agency, the team members have become quarantine after Chennai coach Balaji has been positive. In such a situation, the match can be postponed to Wednesday.
Teams did not train in awe
After the Corona cases that surfaced on Monday, its effect on the teams has started showing. The entire team of Delhi Capitals isolated themselves. Delhi played against Kolkata on 29 April. Varun was also included in KKR’s team. The Delhi team is currently in Ahmedabad. At the same time, the team of Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad present in Delhi did not practice on Monday. Both teams will be face to face on Tuesday.
Many players were infected before the tournament.
Even before the start of IPL-2021, many players were hit by Corona. Nitish Rana of Kolkata Knight Riders, Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore, Akshar Patel of Delhi Capitals, Enrich Norkhia and Daniel Samms have also been infected. IPL is being done in 6 places in the country including Delhi. In such a situation, there is a risk of players getting infected while moving from one place to another.
4 players including Ashwin withdrew from the league
Earlier, due to Corona, 4 players including Ravichandran Ashwin have withdrawn from IPL 2021. Veteran Delhi captain Ashwin has decided to withdraw from the league due to family reasons. Apart from him, three Australian cricketers have also left this season. These include Andrew Tye of Rajasthan Royals and Ken Richardson and Adam Jampa of RCB.