Prasidh Krishna 4th KKR Player to Test Positive for COVID-19

Earlier, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier and Tim Seifert from the KKR set-up have tested positive for COVID-19.

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Prasidh Krishna during a training session with KKR. 

Kolkata Knight Riders and India pacer Prasidh Krishna has tested positive for COVID-19, adding to the list of infected players from the franchise. He is the fourth KKR player after Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier and Tim Seifert to have been exposed to the virus.

Speaking to ANI, sources in the know of developments confirmed that the pacer has tested COVID-19 positive. "He is down with COVID-19. The results have come in and he tested positive," the source informed. Prasidh had been picked as a standby for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship final as well as the five-match Test series against England by the BCCI on Friday.

Earlier on Saturday, Tim Seifert tested positive for COVID-19. As per New Zealand Cricket's statement, Seifert failed both his pre-departure tests and is currently experiencing "moderate symptoms". The youngster is expected to be moved to Chennai for treatment, in the same private hospital where former Australia cricketer and Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey has been undergoing treatment since testing positive for COVID-19.

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