IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Talent Scout Kiran More Tests Positive For Covid-19
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IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians Talent Scout Kiran More Tests Positive For Covid-19

Kiran More
Kiran More. (Photo: Twitter)

In a latest development, former Indian stumper and the scout and wicketkeeping consultant of defending champions Mumbai Indians, Kiran More, has tested positive for Covid.

More is asymptomatic and has been isolated, read the latest press release by the Mumbai Indians.

“Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines. The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More’s health and abide by the BCCI protocols. We would like to remind our fans to be safe and follow COVID-19 appropriate behaviors in these difficult times,” the statement read.

The IPL has been rocked with consistent covid positive cases in the past week.

IPL, Axar Patel COVID-19 Stadium
Axar Patel. Image Credits: Twitter

The likes of Delhi Capitals spinner Axar Patel, Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal, members of Wankhede Stadium groundstaff, members of IPL organizing committee of the BCCI, and one Chennai Super Kings team-management member have already returned positive for the deadly contagion.

The 14th season of the Indian Premier League will take place across six different cities- Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru- between April 09-May 30.

The opening match will take place between defending champions Mumbai Indians and the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore at the M.A Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

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