Patrick Farhart who is the Delhi physio of Capitals’ (DC) tested positive for COVID-19, media release from the Indian Premier League (IPL) confirmed the news on Friday. As per the reports of NDTV, one of the sources near to the development said that several players are sitting tight for their test outcomes. All the players of DC were awaited to practice in the evening on Friday, but they were informed to stay back in their hotel. Delhi Capitals are going to clash with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Saturday.
A significant individual from the Delhi Capitals team has been found infected with COVID. Delhi Capitals need to play their next match on Saturday, however, before that, the team’s physio Patrick Farhart has been found positive for the COVID-19.
For now, he won’t travel with the team and he wants to remain in quarantine for a minimum of seven days. Aside from this, no coronavirus case has come up in IPL 2022 up until this point.
The official press release from IPL read: “Delhi Capitals physio Patrick Farhart has been tested positive for COVID-19. He is being closely monitored by the DC Medical Team at the moment.”
Day by day Covid cases are gradually rising, the COVID-19 danger has expanded during the two-month out season of the fifteenth edition of the IPL. Last year, the tournament was suspended at the pinnacle of the 2nd covid wave in May and was subsequently finished in the UAE. The BCCI is organizing the head T20 event across four different venues in Maharashtra to limit the Covid-19 danger. Be that as it may, the end-of-the-season games are supposed to be played outside the state.
The league matches are taking place at the Wankhede Stadium Brabourne Stadium, DY Patil Stadium, Wankhede Stadium, and MCA stadium. Delhi Capitals have so far played 4 matches. They have won only two of those and are currently in the bottom 5 at 7 spots in the 10-team league.
Farhart has also been the main physiotherapist of the Indian men’s cricket team from August 2015 to July 2019. He left the Indian team after the end of India’s campaign at the 2019 ICC World Cup.