Vijay Hazare Trophy: Three players test positive for COVID-19

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A participant every from Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra groups collaborating within the Vijay Hazare Trophy has examined positive for Covid-19, a BCCI official confirmed.

All three players have been saved in isolation. The Maharashtra participant and the Himachal Pradesh participant examined positive final week, following which the 2 squads have been examined. They have been allowed to play their subsequent recreation after the test outcomes got here out. Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh are based mostly in Jaipur whereas Bihar is enjoying in Bangalore.

Bihar performed Karnataka on Monday however after the positive test results of the Bihar participant, the whole staff is to be examined on Tuesday. Bihar players have been instructed to stay in isolation of their respective rooms.

“We will have to undergo RT-PCR tests again and till then we have been told to remain in our rooms. Only after our test results are out, will we know what has to be done,” a Bihar participant advised The Indian Express. Bihar is in Group C which additionally contains Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Odisha and Railways.

This just isn’t the primary time cricketers have examined positive in home cricket. During the Syed Mushtaq T20 competitors, a Jammu and Kashmir participant examined positive.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) performed three units of Covid-19 checks for every of the groups earlier than they entered their respective bio-bubbles for the 50-over event. The Vijay Hazare Trophy is the second senior event being organised by the BCCI, after the T20 Syed Mushtaq Trophy. The BCCI didn’t conduct the Ranji Trophy for the primary time since its inception as a result of a big a part of the season was misplaced due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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