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Indian Cricketer Krunal Pandya tests positive for Covid-19

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 • Tamil Sport News Comments

The second Twenty20 International between India and Sri Lanka, scheduled to be played on Tuesday in Colombo, was postponed after Indian all-rounder Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

Krunal Pandya, India's spin-bowling all-rounder has been tested positive for Covid-19. The second match of the three-match T20 series between India and Sri Lanka that was supposed to be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo from Tuesday at 8 pm was postponed. The match is rescheduled for July 28.

The second T20I between Sri Lanka and India originally scheduled to be played on July 27 has been pushed forward by a day and will now take place on Wednesday, July 28," BCCI said in a statement.

"Following the Rapid Antigen Tests conducted ahead of the match on Tuesday morning, Team India all-rounder Krunal Pandya was found to be positive. The Medical Teams have identified eight members as close contacts. The entire contingent is undergoing RT-PCR tests today to ascertain any further outbreak in the squad," BCCI added. At present the Indian team is under self-isolation, the match will be played tomorrow if the other players' corona result comes out to be negative.

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