IPL 2020: Royals' Dishant Yagnik tests negative, to join team in UAE
The fielding coach to join the team after 14-day quarantine period
Rajasthan Royals fielding coach Dishant Yagnik is set to join the squad in the UAE after testing negative for coronavirus and spending 14 days in isolation.
The former wicket-keeper batsman was tested positive for Covid-19, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had confirmed on August 12. He stayed back in India while the rest of the teammates and staff travelled to the UAE.
"14-day quarantine, 2 negative tests, 1 fitness test. Fielding coach @Dishantyagnik77 is ready for #IPL2020," the Rajasthan Royals tweeted.
The Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday conducted their first training session and began their preparation for the upcoming 13th edition of the IPL, which will be played for 53 days, from September 19 to November 10, across three venues in the UAE -- Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Dubai.
The final match is scheduled to be played on a weekday, i.e. Tuesday, for the first time in the history of the T20 tournament.
This time, both the afternoon and evening matches will be played half-an-hour earlier than usual.
Late Joshua Kimmich goal seals a 3-2 victory over Borussia Dortmund. READ MORE
"We know we have to improve and we are going to," said Real boss... READ MORE
Elsewhere, Dominic Calvert-Lewin hit a hat-trick as Everton thrashed... READ MORE
The Spanish second seed, also looking to equal Roger Federer's men's... READ MORE
It may be the right time to invest as realty prices may soon go... READ MORE
The discount scheme, which started on September 1, was to end on... READ MORE
FDA has broadened its investigation of a serious illness in... READ MORE
India is expected to become the pandemic's worst-hit country within... READ MORE