The news of two Kolkata Knight Riders players testing positive for the dreaded Covid-19 virus seems to have sent the Board of Control for Cricket in India in a tizzy. South Africa's Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith said the country's cricket board is always there to help but it is up to the cricketers to decide if they want to continue playing in the IPL after it has been hit by the COVID-19 storm on Monday. A COVID-19 outbreak left the star-sprinkled IPL on tenterhooks as KKR's Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for the Coronavirus, forcing the postponement of their game against Royal Challengers Bangalore, while cases also came to light in the Chennai Super Kings camp. "We've offered support to the players and made ourselves available to them should there be any concerns," Cricket SA's Director of Cricket Graeme Smith was quoted as saying by iol.co.za. "Ultimately, it is in their hands to make a choice – about their continued participation." As many as 11 South African players, including white-ball skipper Quinton de Kock, pacer Kagiso Rabada and former captain Faf du Plessis, are currently participating in the IPL for various teams. While there are no Proteas… Read full this story
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