The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced a change of venue for Match No. 32 â€“ Delhi Capital versus Punjab Kings.
The match will be played in Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on April 20, to avoid any further incidents due to any undetected cases during a long-distance bus journey in a closed environment.
The change of venue has been triggered due to five COVID-19 positive cases in the Delhi Capitals contingent.
Patrick Farhat- Physiotherapist (tested positive on April 15), Chetan Kumar- Sports Massage Therapist (tested positive on April 16), Mitchell Marsh- Player (tested positive on April 18), Dr Abhijit Salvi- Team doctor (tested positive on April 18), Akash Mane- Social Media Content team member (tested positive on April 18).
According to the press release, BCCI said, all the members who have detected COVID-19 positive are under isolation and medical observation. They will be tested on Day 6 and 7.
BCCI further said, the entire Delhi Capitals contingent has been put under a daily RT-PCR testing procedure. The Delhi Capitals team will again undergo another round of RT-PCR testing on the morning of April 20.