Before the start of IPL 2021, players of three teams have been hit by the Corona virus so far.
Program of IPL 2021 released. The league’s next season will start from April 9
IPL 2021 is going to start from 9 April. But before this, the ever increasing corona virus cases have increased the concern of the BCCI. Players of some teams have also fallen prey to this virus. In such a situation, now the BCCI is also thinking about applying vaccine to the players. BCCI Vice President Rajeev Shukla (Rajeev Shukla) said about this that a talk will be held with the Health Ministry. In a conversation with news agency ANI, Shukla said, BCCI is considering vaccination. In such a situation, the Health Ministry will be contacted so that the players can be vaccinated.
Earlier last month, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that there is no plan to introduce corona vaccine to the players. But given the recent situation, the Indian board may have to change its stand. Rajiv Shukla said about the preparations for the IPL event that the Indian board is taking all necessary steps for the IPL. Shukla said, the Corona cases are increasing, so the BCCI has taken all steps regarding the IPL. Only six places have been selected for the tournament. Bio bubbles have been made for this. The number of members of the teams has also been increased. The tournament will be played without spectators.
BCCI is mulling over the idea of vaccination and they will definitely get in touch with Health Ministry that players should be vaccinated: Rajeev Shukla, Vice President, BCCI
– ANI (@ANI) April 4, 2021
Three players hit Corona
Before the start of IPL 2021, players of three teams are reported to be corona. Under this, Nitish Rana of Kolkata Knight Riders, Akshar Patel of Delhi Capitals and Devdutt Padikkal of Royal Challengers Bangalore have been found positive. Apart from these, the ground staff of the Wankhede Stadium, an employee of Chennai Super Kings and a member of the IPL-linked event management company have also been coronated.
BCCI can conduct corona test everyday
Currently five of the eight teams are in Mumbai. The prevalence of corona in the country is more in this city. According to sources, the officials have said that a decision will be taken only after watching for the next 48 hours. Till then all the players have been asked to follow strict protocols and appeals have been made not to break the bio bubble in any way. The BCCI can also make the test mandatory every day. At present, corona test is done every three days, but the BCCI can conduct tests every day to increase the level of safety.
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