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Breaking: Tim Seifert of Delhi Capitals found COVID positive in rapid testing, RT-PCR awaited

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 05:21 PM IST

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Tim Seifert of the IPL team Delhi Capitals has been found positive in rapid testing. His RT-PCR awaited report is awaited.

According to reports, the IPL game between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings on Wednesday evening has been put under serious doubt after wicket-keeper batter Seifert tested positive for COVID-19.

The New Zealand player is the second overseas cricketer in the Capitals team after Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh to get the infection, taking the overall count of positive cases to six.

The positive case emerged after a fresh round of testing conducted on Wednesday morning, according to a BCCI source.

"As far as we know, Tim Seifert of New Zealand has tested positive," said a BCCI source.

"We were tested in the morning and we will be tested again shortly. We continue to be isolated," said a player on the condition of anonymity.

The BCCI was on Tuesday forced to shift the game to Mumbai from Pune following a COVID outbreak in the Delhi camp.

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Published on: Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 05:22 PM IST