Two Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players have tested positive for COVID-19. 

KKR’s Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier have tested positive for COVID-19. 

Varun Chakravarthy was tested positive after he was admitted to a hospital with abdominal issue. 

Later, Sandeep Warrier also tested positive for COVID-19. 

“Both the players have isolated themselves from the rest of the squad. The Medical Team is in continuous touch with the duo and are monitoring their health,” the IPL organising committee informed in a statement. 

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Meanwhile, the entire KKR camp has gone into isolation at their hotel in Ahmedabad. 

However, the other team members of the KKR have tested COVID-19 negative. 

“All other team members have tested negative for COVID-19,” said a statement from BCCI. 

All the other KKR players and support staff will have to be in isolation for the next seven days. 

The team members are staying inside their rooms and food is being delivered outside. 

Meanwhile, daily testing is being done in KKR camp “to identify any other possible cases”. 

On the other hand, KKR’s match with the Rajasthan Royals (RR) has been rescheduled. 

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KKR was supposed to take on RR in match 30 on Monday. 

However, a new date for the KKR vs RR match is yet to be announced. 

On the other hand, KKR’s match with the Delhi Capitals on May 8 is also likely to be rescheduled. 

KKR are currently placed at the seventh position with two wins from as many games. 

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