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Covid hits IPL 2021: ECB lets England players decide on further participation | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With two Kolkata Knight Riders’ (KKR) players and two Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) workers members testing optimistic for Covid-19, questions over the destiny of the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are rising by the minute.
In such a situation, questions do rise on the participation of the overseas players. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has left the choice to its players whether or not they need to participate within the match or return residence.
An ECB spokesperson confirmed that the board is in common contact with its players, however the name to take part within the match lies solely with the players.

“We continue to monitor and communicate with our players and staff currently in India. In terms of continued participation, it will be a decision that will be taken by each individual. We acknowledge these are challenging times and our thoughts are with the people of India,” an ECB spokesperson informed ANI.
Two KKR players — Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier — examined optimistic for Covid-19.
Delhi Capitals and KKR had locked horns towards one another final Thursday — April 29 — and each these sides are slated to sq. off as soon as once more on May 8.

“We have been self-isolating in our rooms since this afternoon,” sources throughout the Delhi Capitals’ camp informed ANI on Monday night.
The IPL match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB, which was slated to be performed on Monday night, was rescheduled for a later date and the sport between CSK and Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday has additionally been postponed because the CSK squad is in isolation.

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