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Delhi Capitals Coach Ricky Ponting To Miss Rajasthan Royals IPL 2022 Tie As Family Member Tests Positive For Covid

Delhi Capitals, who’ve already been slowed down by a number of optimistic instances of their camp, can be with out coach Ricky Ponting for the IPL 2022 conflict in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on Friday after a member of the family examined optimistic, the workforce stated in a media assertion forward of the match in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. According to Delhi Capitals, Ponting himself has examined destructive twice however will stay in isolation for 5 days as he was an in depth contact.

“A family member of Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting has tested positive for COVID. The family has now been moved into an isolation facility and is being well taken care of,” Delhi Capitals stated in an announcement.

“Ponting himself has tested negative twice subsequently. However, in the best interest of the team, the management and medical team has decided that he will remain in isolation for five days, as he was a close contact. He will, therefore, not be present at the ground for tonight’s game against Rajasthan Royals. The franchise requests for Ponting and his family’s privacy to be respected in the current scenario.”

“The condition of all individuals in the bubble who have tested positive so far is being closely monitored. The team looks forward to everyone’s speedy recovery,” the assertion added.

Earlier, forward of Delhi Capitals’ conflict in opposition to Punjab Kings on Wednesday, the IPL introduced that DC had registered a sixth Covid case with New Zealand wicketkeeper-batter Tim Seifert testing optimistic.

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At the time, it was introduced that DC’s match in opposition to RR on Friday can be shifted from the MCA Stadium in Pune to the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai as “a precautionary measure”.

Delhi Capitals are at the moment sixth within the IPL factors desk having received three of their six matches.

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