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IPL 2021 | Former India wicketkeeper and Mumbai Indians talent scout Kiran More tests positive for COVID-19

"Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines,” Mumbai Indians stated in a media release.

April 06, 2021 / 06:29 PM IST
Source: Twitter/@ani_digital

Source: Twitter/@ani_digital

Former India wicketkeeper and Mumbai Indians’ talent scout Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise said on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old More is also the wicket-keeping consultant of the five-time IPL champions.

"Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines,” MI stated in a media release.

"The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More’s health and abide by the BCCI protocols.”

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Among the players and support staff, Delhi Capitals’ all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive and is in isolation.

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal is currently in home quarantine, having tested positive for COVID-19 before joining the camp in Bengaluru.

There has been surge in COVID-19 cases in the country with Mumbai and state of Maharashtra being the worst-affected.

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first published: Apr 6, 2021 06:27 pm

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