A help employees member of the Bengal cricket crew has examined optimistic for COVID-19 forward of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, which will get underway from January 10.
Sportstar understands that Bengal coach Sanjib Das, who has been with the squad for some time now, needed to depart the crew resort after testing optimistic. However, Das is believed to be asymptomatic and is at the moment in self-isolation.
“He underwent further tests, and the results are awaited. It is surprising because he underwent tests a few times before entering the bubble and results showed negative,” one of many sources mentioned. Das had examined optimistic a number of months in the past.
All groups have entered the bio-bubble throughout six cities with the gamers and the help employees present process checks on arrival on the crew resort on January 2. While no gamers have examined optimistic to date, an additional spherical of checks has been performed. The outcomes are awaited.
“Players are already inside the bio-bubble, and so far things seem to be fine. As per the protocol, they will undergo further tests,” one of many Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) insiders mentioned.
The information triggered panic amongst cricketers as a few of them had particular person periods with Das earlier than coming into the bubble.
With not a lot time left for the event, the CAB is predicted to call one of many trainers from the age-group groups as Das’ substitute.