With the IPL encounter between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad just hours away, T Natarajan, the pace bowler of SRH has tested positive for COVID-19. His six close contacts have also been identified and isolated. Vijay Shankar is the only player out of those six with the other five being staff members. The official IPL site has confirmed that the match will go ahead as planned.
NEWS – Sunrisers Hyderabad player tests positive; six close contacts isolated.
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) September 22, 2021
Here are the six close contacts of T Natarajan, who have been placed in isolation:
1. Vijay Shankar – Player
2. Vijay Kumar – Team Manager
3. Shyam Sundar J – Physiotherapist
4. Anjana Vannan – Doctor
5. Tushar Khedkar – Logistics Manager
6. Periyasamy Ganesan – Net Bowler