Former India wicketkeeper and Mumbai Indians talent scout Kiran More tests positive for COVID-19

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Mumbai, Apr 6 (PTI) Former India wicketkeeper and Mumbai Indians' talent scout Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise said on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old More is also the wicket-keeping consultant of the five-time IPL champions.

'Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines,' MI stated in a media release.

'The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More's health and abide by the BCCI protocols.' Among the players and support staff, Delhi Capitals' all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive and is in isolation.

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal is currently in home quarantine, having tested positive for COVID-19 before joining the camp in Bengaluru.

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