Did Karun Nair check constructive for COVID-19: The CEO of KXIP opened up on the well being of Karun Nair and head coach Anil Kumble.
Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab chief govt officer Satish Menon has disclosed that head coach Anil Kumble has been monitoring the gamers’ fitness-related progress with an eye fixed on the 13th season of the match.
“[Anil] Kumble has been very busy monitoring the gamers’ coaching and health as soon as the dates of the IPL had been introduced. Not solely the Karnataka gamers, the top coach can also be just about keeping track of kids like Ishan Porel, who’s coaching in Kolkata,” Menon was quoted as saying by The Instances of India.
Kumble, who has each captained and coached India on the highest stage, was named in October final yr. The transfer has continued KXIP’s custom of getting a special head coach annually since IPL 2016.
Did Karun Nair check constructive for COVID-19?
Most just lately, Kings XI have been within the information after it was being reported that batsman Karun Nair has examined constructive for COVID-19. Quickly sufficient, there have been additionally reviews of the 28-year previous batsman recovering from coronavirus.
Being requested about the identical, Menon quashed all such reviews stating that every one Nair had was a “delicate fever”. Menon additionally put mild on the administration aiming to coach gamers with respect to COVID-19 precautions.
“That is absurd, there isn’t any reality in these reviews. He [Karun Nair] had some delicate fever, that’s all. Nothing to do with coronavirus. He’s completely alright and has began coaching. All our boys have began their coaching of their respective cities.
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“The group administration may be very specific about all of the social distancing tips and SOPs given by the BCCI. We’re ensuring there isn’t any compromise on any of that. In actual fact, the administration will educate every participant individually in regards to the dangers concerned and the significance of protecting a protected distance from the lethal virus,” Menon added.
Nair, who joined Kings XI in 2018 after stints with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Capitals, has scored 306 runs in 17 T20s for them at a median of 23.54 and a strike charge of 134.80.