IPL 2021: KKR pacer Prasidh Krishna Tests Positiive for COVID-19
Prasidh Krishna is the fourth player of KKR after Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, and Tim Seifert to test positive for COVID-19.
Prasidh Krishna on Saturday returned a positive report for COVID-19. He is the fourth player who tested positive in the Kolkata Knight Riders squad. Previously Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier, and Tim Seifert also tested positive for this deadly virus.
Initially, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive during IPL 2021. They were among the first 2 players in the IPL who turned positive for COVID-19. After that several other cases were found in various franchises. This lead to the suspension of IPL.
Since the cancellation of IPL, every other day we are getting news of players or support staff testing positive. Specifically talking about Kolkata Knight Riders, they now have 4 COVID-19, positive players.
Before Prasidh Krishna, New Zealand’s player Tim Seifert also gave a positive result of the COVID-19 test. Talking about Prasidh Krishna, The 25-year-old seamer has been included in India’s squad as a standby player, He is selected in the squad that’ll play the final of the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship and five-match Test series against England.
According to CricTracker, The pacer will have to regain his fitness by May 25 if he wishes to travel to England as the reports suggest that Team India will assemble in a bio bubble made by BCCI in India on May 25 and will fly to England after completing an eight-day quarantine period.