IPL 2022 : Delhi Capitals – Punjab Kings game moved to Brabourne Stadium

Delhi Capitals were originally scheduled to play with Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium in Pune. Image : IPL/BCCI

Delhi Capitals were originally scheduled to play with Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium in Pune. Image : IPL/BCCI

Wednesday’s match between Punjab Kings and Delhi Capitals will occur in Mumbai rather than Pune, dependent upon Capitals clearing RT-PCR testing on the morning of the game. In the event that the match can’t occur as planned on April 20, the IPL will reschedule the match.

It is being discovered that the choice was taken by the IPL at a gathering on Tuesday, following a few individuals from the Capitals’ contingent trying positive for Covid-19. In a media discharge, the IPL said it has moved Wednesday’s match from the MCA arena in Pune to Braborune arena “to keep away from any further occurrence because of any undetected case during a significant distance transport venture in a shut climate.”

The IPL likewise said there were five affirmed Covid-19 cases in the Capitals contingent: Patrick Farhat (physiotherapist, tried positive on April 15), Chetan Kumar (rub advisor, tried positive on April 16), Mitchell Marsh (tried positive April 18), Abhijit Salvi (group specialist, tried positive April 18), and Akash Mane (web-based entertainment content colleague, tried positive on April 18).

On Monday, Capitals gave an assertion affirming Australian allrounder Marsh was hospitalized, subsequent to testing positive for Covid-19, while the other cases were asymptomatic.

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The IPL became worried when Farhart turned into the first known Covid-positive case this season. In front of Capitals’ conflict against Royal Challengers Bangalore last Saturday, the IPL had requested that the two groups not actually blend after their match at the Wankhede Stadium. The two groups were seen waving at one another from a distance after the match, which Capitals lost. Questions over Capitals’ down against Kings developed as extra cases arose and the Capitals’ contingent was approached to seclude in their rooms on Monday.

Since April 16, the IPL said, all individuals in the Capitals’ air pocket have gone through four rounds of RT-PCR tests. In the most recent round, led on Tuesday morning, all individuals beyond those that tried positive, had returned adverse outcomes. According to the convention, every one of those that have tried positive should segregate for seven days and afterward return adverse outcomes on the most recent two days after which they would have the option to rejoin the air pocket.

While IPL has figured out how to make a Plan B for Wednesday’s match, it will intently screen the turn of events, considering a Covid-19 episode had constrained the suspension of the association at the midway stage in 2021. In those days, there were numerous focuses inside the IPL bubble that were distinguished to be defenseless. This time worries around the air pocket were being penetrated, taking into account all groups, excepting Mumbai Indians, are remaining at inns where different visitors are permitted. While groups are remaining at discrete floors, where nobody outside the air pocket is permitted, players and care staff are permitted to utilize public spaces like the pools inside confined timings.

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