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Six members of Sunrisers Hyderabad, including Vijay Shankar, identified as close contacts; SRH vs DC game to go ahead on schedule

Sunrisers Hyderabad left-arm seamer T Natarajan has tested positive for Covid-19 during scheduled RT-PCR test in Dubai. He has isolated himself from the rest of the squad, while six other members of the franchise, identified as his close contacts, are also in isolation. As per an official IPL release, Natarajan is asymptomatic.

The match on Wednesday evening etween Sunrisers and Delhi Capitals in Dubai, however, is set to go ahead.

Two of the six isolated members are players: allrounder Vijay Shankar and net bowler G Periyaswamy. The others are members of the support staff: Vijay Kumar (team manager), Shyam Sundar J (physiotherapist), Anjana Vannan (doctor) and Tushar Khedkar (logistics manager).

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