IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals COVID toll rises as another player tests positive

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Delhi Capitals’ New Zealand recruit Tim Seifert tested COVID-19 positive ahead of its Indian Premier League fixture against Punjab Kings.

The players underwent another round of testing before they were allowed to take the field.

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“The entire Delhi Capitals contingent underwent two rounds of COVID testing today. Match No. 32 involving Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings scheduled today at Brabourne – CCI will go ahead as per the schedule after the second round of COVID tests returned negative today,” the BCCI secretary Jay Shah said.

Delhi Capitals’ next game against Rajasthan Royals has been shifted to Wankhede. “The decision on the change of venue was made as a precautionary measure after Delhi Capitals registered the 6 COVID case with New Zealand wicketkeeper Mr Tim Seifert returning positive in today’s RT-PCR testing,” Shah said.

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