Royal Challengers discoverer Bangalore Devdutt Padikkal joined the team in Chennai after taking a negative test for COVID-19 on Wednesday. The franchise’s official social media account confirmed the development.
“Brave Diaries: Devdutt Padikkal joins RCB camp after testing negative for COVID-19. He is healthy, feels better and can’t walk. Here’s a message to all Devdutt RCB fans,” the franchise wrote. on Twitter, attaching a video message from Padical.
On March 22, Padikal tested positive for COVID-19 and suffered domestic isolation in Bengaluru.
Earlier today, RCB also announced that Australian universal player of the franchise Daniel Sams had tested positive for COVID-19. He is currently asymptomatic and undergoing home isolation.
RCB will take over the defense of the Mumbai Indian champions at the opening of the tournament on Friday. Sams only played in three IPL games so far in his career.
On Tuesday, the Mumbai Indian door wrestling consultant and talent scout Kieran Moore were also positive about the virus, but all other members of the defense champions’ team responded with negative messages.
IPL 2021 was hit hard by the coronavirus even before it started, as a number of ground staff at Wanhead Stadium in Mumbai, crew event management staff and some cricketers, including Axar Patel and Nitish Rana, contracted the infection. .