New Delhi: The surviving two T20Is between India and Sri Lanka will be going on and the second match of the series will be played tonight. Let's inform you that Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday and seven players, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, Chahar, Manish Pandey, Ishan Kishan, and K Gowtham were recognized as close contacts and hence they would not be playing the remaining two T20Is.
"The second T20I will go ahead later today and the last T20I will be played tomorrow," a source reported media. On Tuesday, the second T20I between India and Sri Lanka was suspended a day later, the Board of Control for Cricket in India confirmed. India all-rounder Krunal Pandya has tested positive following the Rapid Antigen Tests conducted ahead of the second T-20 match in the morning."The second T20I between Sri Lanka and India originally scheduled to be played on July 27 has been pushed forward by a day and will now take place on Wednesday, July 28," BCCI said in a statement.
"Following the Rapid Antigen Tests conducted ahead of the match on Tuesday morning, Team India all-rounder Krunal Pandya was found to be positive. The Medical Teams have identified eight members as close contacts. The entire contingent is undergoing RT-PCR tests today to ascertain any further outbreak in the squad," it further added.