IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals player tests positive, team delay travel to Pune

Team physio Patrick Farhart had tested positive last week



Ricky Ponting, the head coach of the Delhi Capitals, during the match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI)
Ricky Ponting, the head coach of the Delhi Capitals, during the match against the Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI)

By ANI

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2022, 3:00 PM

A player in the Delhi Capitals team has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the franchise to delay their travel to Pune for the next IPL 2022 clash against Punjab Kings on Wednesday.

According to ESPN Cricinfo, clouds of crisis are looming over DC as one player in the Delhi Capitals has tested positive due to this, the entire team has been quarantined in the hotel for the time being.

The Capitals were meant to travel from Mumbai to Pune on Monday, ahead of their match against Punjab Kings at the MCA Stadium on Wednesday.

Team physio Patrick Farhart had tested positive last week and was sent into isolation. It was the first Covid case in any of the team bubbles since the start of IPL 2022, on March 26.

Last year, the IPL had to be postponed due to Covic-19 cases in multiple teams and the second leg was played in the UAE.


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