IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians crucial staff member tests positive for COVID-19

In IPL, the importance of strong backroom staff plays a very important role in a team’s success. Not, only in IPL, but a strong Backroom staff is a blessing and team’s around the globe, strive towards attaining a stronghold in that part with obviously a talented team.

Former Indian Wicketkeeper and current talent scout for Mumbai Indians, Kiran More, tests positive for COVID-19, just a few days before the inauguration of the 14th season of IPL.

Kiran More, Mumbai Indians Scout And Wicketkeeping Consultant, Tests Positive For COVID-19 | Cricket News

This news comes in trajectory to other staff, ground staff, players, event managers getting positive just mere 3 days before the start of the SUMMER CARNIVAL of Franchise cricket.

“Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated,” the franchise said in a statement issued on Tuesday. “Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines. The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More’s health and abide by the BCCI protocols.”

Scouting plays a very important role in determining whether a talent should be signed or not. Generally, former players are used for this role to find out talents, thoroughly, scout them, find their aspects of the game as strengths and weakness, and aptly assess a player’s overall stature, before the player gets the break into the team.

Mumbai Indians are widely acknowledged for producing and nurturing good players from the grassroots level. Likes of Zaheer Khan, Director of Cricket operations, Sachin Tendulkar, Mentor, and Kiran More are few names that are accredited with assessing talents for Mumbai Indians. This is one of the reasons why Mumbai has clinched the trophy, 5 times, more than any other team in the history of the IPL.

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