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  Sports   03 Apr 2021  IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel tests positive for Covid-19

IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel tests positive for Covid-19

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Apr 3, 2021, 3:38 pm IST
Updated Apr 3, 2021, 3:38 pm IST
Delhi Capitals' and India all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for Covid-19 and kept in isolation
Axar Patel
 Axar Patel

New Delhi: Delhi Capitals' and India all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for Covid-19 and kept in isolation, the IPL franchise said on Saturday.

Patel is the second IPL player to have returned a positive report after Nitish Rana. The left-handed Kolkata Knight Riders batsman had initially tested positive for Covid-19 but later returned a negative report.

Axar PatelAxar Patel

"Delhi Capitals all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive for Covid-19. He had checked into the team hotel in Mumbai on March 28, 2021, with a negative report. His report from the second Covid test, came positive," the franchise said in a statement.

"He is currently in isolation at a designated medical care facility. The Delhi Capitals medical team is in constant touch with Axar and ensuring his safety and well-being. We wish him a speedy recovery."

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