Vivo IPL 2021: South African and Delhi Capitals (DC) star pacer Anrich Nortje is finally free of his hard extended quarantine after he repeatedly tested covid-negative in the three RT-PCR tests.
The pacer became the victim of a false Covid-positive case due to which he has to extend his quarantine time and missed the last game against Rajasthan Royals.
“Our pace superstar is now out of quarantine. After a false-positive result for COVID-19, Anrich Nortje tested negative thrice and is now part of our team bubble. We can’t wait to see him in action,” DC tweeted from its official handle.
“It’s nice to be out of the room and see everyone at breakfast. Excited to get to training today,” Nortje said in a video posted by the franchise.
It is the second instance in this IPL when false covid cases were seen. Earlier, Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Nitish Rana was tested false covid-positive and due to which he had to undergo quarantine. However, he later returned negative and joined his team’s bio-bubble.
Delhi Capitals (DC) lost the last game against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by three wickets as all-rounder Chris Morris finished the game with a six and with one ball to spear.
Anrich Nortje in the last season of IPL coupled with Kagiso Rabada turned many games for Delhi Capitals. He bowled some of the quickest deliveries in the previous year IPL, clicking at 156.22 kmph.
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