Former cricketer and MI’s talent scout Kiran More tests positive for COVID-19

Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 April 2021 (16:02 IST)
Mumbai: Former India cricketer and Mumbai Indians’ talent scout has tested positive for COVID-19, the franchise said on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old More - also the wicket-keeping consultant of the five-time IPL champions, is asymptomatic and has been isolated from the rest of the set-up.
 
“Mr More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines,” MI said in a statement.
 
“The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr More’s health and abide by the BCCI protocols,” it added.
 
More joins the growing list of cases among the players and support staff ahead of the IPL.
 
Delhi Capitals spinner Axar Patel and Royal Challengers Bangalore opener have also previously tested positive for Covid-19.
 
The daily rise in new infections in India remained above 90,000 for the third consecutive day on Tuesday taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally of cases to 1,26,86,049, according to the Union Health Ministry.
 
starts on April 9 with Mumbai Indians taking on Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. (UNI)