A COVID-19 outbreak left the star-sprinkled IPL on tenterhooks as Kolkata Knight Riders’ Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier examined optimistic for the dreaded virus, forcing postponement of their sport towards Royal Challengers Bangalore, whereas circumstances additionally got here to gentle in the Chennai Super Kings camp.
“We’ve supplied assist to the gamers and made ourselves accessible to them ought to there be any considerations,” Cricket SA’s Director of Cricket Graeme Smith was quoted as saying by iol.co.za.
“Ultimately, it is in their hands to make a alternative (about their continued participation).”
As many as 11 South African gamers, together with white-ball skipper Quinton de Kock, pacer Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis, are at the moment taking part in the IPL for varied groups.
While there aren’t any Proteas gamers in KKR, du Plessis, Lungi Ngidi and Imran Tahir play for Chennai, whose bowling coach L Balaji and a bus driver has examined optimistic.
Many international locations, together with Australia and New Zealand, have banned flights from India however South Africa has nonetheless stored its borders open with travellers needing to submit a damaging take a look at report inside 72 hours of travelling.