Elsewhere, three people in CSK contingent (not players) have been also tested Covid positive. Details here.
In other updates, KL Rahul is expected to return in a week after his appendicitis operation.
12.15pm Breaking news: Monday night’s IPL match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore has been rescheduled.
It is understood that two players of the Knight Riders contingent – mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy and fast bowler Sandeep Warrier have tested positive for Covid-19.
Barring Chakravarthy and Warrier, the rest of the the Knight Riders contingent’s tests came out clear.
This is the first instance of positive Covid-19 cases to members within the IPL bio-bubble since the 2021 season started.