A participant every from Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra groups taking part within the Vijay Hazare Trophy has examined optimistic for Covid-19, a BCCI official confirmed.
All three gamers have been saved in isolation. The Maharashtra participant and the Himachal Pradesh participant examined optimistic final week, following which the 2 squads have been examined. They have been allowed to play their subsequent sport after the take a look at outcomes got here out. Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh are primarily based in Jaipur whereas Bihar is taking part in in Bangalore.
Bihar performed Karnataka on Monday however after the optimistic take a look at results of the Bihar participant, your complete crew is to be examined on Tuesday. Bihar gamers have been instructed to stay in isolation of their respective rooms.
“We should endure RT-PCR assessments once more and until then now we have been advised to stay in our rooms. Solely after our take a look at outcomes are out, will we all know what needs to be carried out,” a Bihar participant advised The Indian Express. Bihar is in Group C which additionally consists of Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, Odisha and Railways.
This isn’t the primary time cricketers have examined optimistic in home cricket. Throughout the Syed Mushtaq T20 competitors, a Jammu and Kashmir participant examined optimistic.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) carried out three units of Covid-19 assessments for every of the groups earlier than they entered their respective bio-bubbles for the 50-over match. The Vijay Hazare Trophy is the second senior match being organised by the BCCI, after the T20 Syed Mushtaq Trophy. The BCCI didn’t conduct the Ranji Trophy for the primary time since its inception as a result of a big a part of the season was misplaced due to Covid-19 restrictions.