Delhi Capitals spinner Axar Patel has tested positive for Covid-19 and been put into isolation before the start of the Indian Premier League.
The 27-year-old was instrumental in Tests for India against England in March, taking four five-wicket pulls.
The IPL is because of start on Friday regardless of a flood in Covid cases across India.
“He is presently in seclusion at an assigned clinical consideration office,” a Capitals articulation said.
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Delhi are booked to open their mission against the Chennai Super Kings on Saturday, 10 April at the Wankhede arena in Mumbai, where 10 ground staff have likewise tried positive.
Every one of the eight IPL group are in secure bio-rises before the beginning of the competition.
The Capitals said Patel returned a negative test when he showed up at the group inn on 28 March yet tried positive in a subsequent test.
It comes after India legend Sachin Tendulkar was conceded to medical clinic on Friday after additionally testing positive.