Delhi Capitals Coach Ricky Ponting To Miss Rajasthan Royals Tie As Family Member Tests Positive For Covid

Delhi Capitals, who have already been bogged down by multiple positive cases in their camp,

will be without coach Ricky Ponting for the IPL 2022 clash against Rajasthan Royals on Friday after a family member tested positive.

the team said in a media statement ahead of the match in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

According to Delhi Capitals, Ponting himself has tested negative twice but will remain in isolation for five days as he was a close contact.

"A family member of Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting has tested positive for COVID.

The family has now been moved into an isolation facility and is being well taken care of," Delhi Capitals said in a statement.

"Ponting himself has tested negative twice subsequently. However, in the best interest of the team

the management and medical team has decided that he will remain in isolation for five days, as he was a close contact.

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