IND vs SL 2nd T20: Corona confirms Krunal Pandya .. the Match postponed?
Colombo: With the 2nd T20 match between India and Sri Lanka scheduled to be played today, Indian player Krunal Pandya has been confirmed to have a corona infection.
This news is definitely a disaster for the fans. Yes! Corona infection has now been confirmed for Indian player Krunal Pandya. The ANI news site has published this information.
Thus, corona testing has been carried out for both team players. Due to this, the 2nd T20 match scheduled to be played today has been postponed.
The Indian cricket team is touring Sri Lanka, playing 3 ODIs and 3 T20I series. India won the first T20 match of the ODI series 2-0 last Sunday.
Covid to Krunal Pandya
In this situation, the second T20 match was scheduled to start today (July 27) in Colombo at 8 pm. In this context, the confirmation of corona infection to Krunal Pandya, who played in the first T20 match, has come as a shock. This was not expected by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board or the Indian Cricket Board. Players were placed under strict bio-bubble rules.
Beyond that, how Krunal Pandya contracted the corona infection remains a mystery. In this context, the BCCI has announced that today’s match will be postponed to tomorrow (July 28). A statement from the BCCI said, “Corona infection has been confirmed in Krunal Pandya. The 2nd T20 match has been postponed to July 28. All players have been subjected to RT-PCR testing.”
Another important point is that the match will take place tomorrow only if it is confirmed that no other player has a corona. Conversely, if Corona conforms to someone else, the series is also likely to be canceled.
The first T20 match between India and Sri Lanka is fully swung. Batting first, India was bowled out for 20 at stumps.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl Following this, the Indian team was shocked by the opening. Prithviraj Shaw got ducked out
Shikhar Dhawan and Suryakumar Yadav rescued India from a coffee score. Dhawan scored 46 and Suryakumar Yadav was 50. Hardik Pandya scored only 10 runs within the last 5 overs to lift India’s score and once more disappointed. Ishant Kishan (20) was the only batsman to show some action in the last few overs as India scored 164 for 5 in 20 overs.