IPL 2021: DC’s Amit Mishra, KKR’s Prasidh Krishna recover from COVID-19

IPL 2021: DC's Amit Mishra recovers from COVID-19, offers gratitude to frontline workers; Prasidh Krishna; Wriddhiman Saha; Tim Seifert.
IPL 2021: DC's Amit Mishra recovers from COVID-19, offers gratitude to frontline workers; Prasidh Krishna; Wriddhiman Saha; Tim Seifert.

IPL 2021: DC’s Amit Mishra, KKR’s Prasidh Krishna recover from COVID-19- Delhi Capitals ace spinner Amit Mishra and Kolkata Knight Riders pacer Prasidh Krishna, who is part of India’s backup squad for upcoming Tests, have recovered from COVID-19. While Amit Mishra recovery was confirmed via tweet post, Prasidh Krishna’s recovery has been claimed by ESPNCricinfo.

In a tweet post, Amit Mishra offered gratitude to the frontline workers after recovering from the virus. “The real heroes. Our Frontline workers. All I can say post my recovery is, You have my support and heartfelt appreciation for all you do. We are deeply grateful to you for all the sacrifices that you and your family are making,” he wrote on the micro-blogging site.

The 38-year-old had tested positive for the COVID-19 on May 4 while Krishna tested positive for the virus on May 8.

The development means Prasidh Krishna can now join India contingent that will fly to UK on June 2.

The IPL 2021 was postponed indefinitely due to a spike in coronavirus cases within the IPL bubble with as many as half a dozen cases across four franchises.

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IPL 2021: Saha and Seifert recovers from COVID-19

Earlier today, India’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha returned with two negative COVID-19 tests to be clear for India’s tour of England. The Sunrisers Hyderabad player tested positive for the virus on May 4 and was isolated before the IPL 2021 was suspended. He has returned home to Kolkata and will join the UK-bound team in Mumbai for the ICC WTC Final soon.

Meanwhile, Kolkata Knight Riders and New Zealand’s wicketkeeper-batsman Tim Seifert has reportedly tested negative for COVID-19 and is on the way back home, coach Gary Stead said. After spending two weeks in isolation in India after the IPL 2021 was suspended due to rising cases inside IPL’s bio-bubbles. Seifert was transferred to a Chennai facility after he failed two RT-PCR pre-departure tests on May 8. His positive test meant, he could not join Kane Williamson, Kyle Jamieson and others in boarding a flight to New Zealand.

 

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