Kolkata Knight Riders duo of Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier are doing “fine” and the workforce is hopeful of returning to motion for their next IPL sport as soon as the quarantine part is over, mentioned CEO and MD Venky Mysore.
About seven hours earlier than the beginning, the IPL match between KKR and Royal Challengers Bangalore needed to postponed on Monday after the KKR duo examined constructive.
“Difficult times, but I’m happy to report that both Varun and Sandeep are doing well,” Mysore informed host broadcasters Star Sports.
“We have taken all of the precautions which might be essential and have been suggested by the medical groups of IPL and KKR and in addition getting applicable recommendation from outdoors on what the proper factor to do is.
“Sandeep, in particular, is doing fine. No temperature, no other symptoms, and he is feeling good. Varun is still a little under the weather, but better than yesterday and both of them are in good spirits.”
While the duo examined constructive, the remainder of the KKR contingent has returned detrimental.
Now as per protocol, the complete workforce and the resort employees are being quarantined for 5 days with a each day testing schedule forward of their next match in opposition to Delhi Capitals right here on May 8.
“The target completion date of this five-day with this daily testing is May 6,” mentioned Mysore when requested if KKR shall be eligible to be again in motion as quickly because the quarantine part is over.
“We should be able to get the results sometime later in the day on May 6 which means that potentially we could even get out that evening for a practice subject to what the coaches want to do and then get ready for 7th and 8th depending on when the rescheduled games would potentially take place.”
Mysore mentioned they discovered roughly 24 hours in the past about Varun testing constructive and later within the night time they bought Warrier’s outcome.
He mentioned the duo was quickly remoted on a unique ground with totally different AC ducts to “make sure others are protected”.
KKR proprietor Shah Rukh Khan additionally caught up on a video name to take inventory of how everybody was feeling inside the camp.
With 5 defeats from seven matches, KKR are looking at an early elimination for a 3rd season in row however Mysore was optimistic and drew a parallel with their 2014 triumphant season below their two-time IPL profitable skipper Gautam Gambhir.
“If you reflect back to our last championship (in 2014). I don’t know if it is a coincidence or it is a good omen or what. Exactly, after seven games, we had the same record (two wins and five losses) and we went on to win the championship,” he concluded.