Devdutt Padikkal be constrained to shape another initial mix at any rate for their first round of IPL 2021 after their star man Devdutt Padikkal tried positive for COVID-19. The Bangalore-based outfit would be in real life on the absolute first day of the opposition, that is on April 9 when they lock horns against reigning champs Mumbai Indians in Chennai.
As indicated by a report, the left-gave batsman is probably going to miss the opener and will be cutting it fine for RCB’s second round of the period which is on April 14. Padikkal was tried positive on March 22 and has been in isolate from that point forward. The establishment affirmed the news on Sunday (April 4).
The establishment likewise declared that Devdutt Padikkal is still at his home in Bengaluru, revealed by The Times of India (TOI). The Karnataka star didn’t leave for Chennai subsequent to testing positive and has been in isolate at his home from that point forward. He will go through tests indeed on Tuesday and Wednesday and will be permitted to join the bi0-bubble in Chennai solely after he returns a negative report.
“He has been in compulsory isolate at his home in Bengaluru from that point forward. He will be fit to join the RCB bio-bubble once his RT-PCR tests are negative. RCB Medical group is in contact with Devdutt guaranteeing his wellbeing and prosperity. Devdutt is feeling good and we can hardly wait to have him join the crew for the IPL season ahead,” the establishment said in an articulation.
Missing Padikkal will be an immense blow for RCB as they hope to make a solid beginning to their season. He was RCB’s most noteworthy run-scorer in IPL 2020 with 473 runs in 15 matches. He was just the second uncapped part in IPL’s set of experiences to score in excess of 400 runs in his introduction season.
Devdutt Padikkal’s substitution
RCB were set to open their batting with Devdutt Padikkal and captain Virat Kohli. With Padikkal currently set to miss at any rate the main game, the RCB group the board should track down another accomplice for their captain. RCB’s newcomer Finn Allen could be the presumable trade for Padikkal after his new amazing showcase against Bangladesh.
Devdutt Padikkal in the as of late closed three-match arrangement and was out for a duck in his first-truly trip for New Zealand. In the subsequent game, he could score just 17 preceding shooting 71 off only 29 balls in the third game while opening the innings.