IPL 2021: RCB's Daniel Sams tests positive for COVID-19

Parth Dhall
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IPL 2021: RCB
IPL 2021: RCB

07 Apr 2021: IPL 2021: RCB's Daniel Sams tests positive for COVID-19

In another blow for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Australian all-rounder Daniel Sams has tested positive for COVID-19.

The franchise confirmed the development on Wednesday

Sams had linked up with the RCB squad in Chennai on April 3 with a negative report.

However, he has tested positive in subsequent testing made mandatory as per the IPL SOPs.

Here are the further details.

Fact: Sams is asymptomatic and has been isolated

Informing about the same in a statement, RCB said, "Sams is asymptomatic and has been isolated at a designated medical facility. Royal Challengers Bangalore medical team is in constant touch with Daniel Sams and continue to monitor his health and abide by the BCCI protocols."

Fact: Here is RCB's official statement

Players: Earlier, RCB opener Devdutt Padikkal had tested positive

Sams joins a list of players and officials, who have tested COVID-19 positive ahead of the Indian Premier League 2021.

On Tuesday, Mumbai Indians scout and wicket-keeping consultant Kiran More returned COVID-19 positive.

Earlier, RCB opener Devdutt Padikkal had tested positive for the virus.

The left-handed batsman is currently in isolation at his residence in Bengaluru, and is yet to link-up with the squad.