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Ex-India wicket-keeper and Mumbai Indians scout Kiran More tests COVID-19 positive

He is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated, the franchise said

kiran-more-crop Former India cricketer Kiran More | File

Former India wicket-keeper and Mumbai Indians' talent scout Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19, the IPL franchise said on Tuesday.

The 58-year-old More is also the wicket-keeping consultant of the five-time IPL champions.

“Mr More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines,” MI stated in a media release.

“The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr More's health and abide by the BCCI protocols.”

Among the players and support staff, Delhi Capitals' all-rounder Axar Patel has tested positive and is in isolation.

Royal Challengers Bangalore opener Devdutt Padikkal is currently in home quarantine, having tested positive for COVID-19 before joining the camp in Bengaluru.

There has been surge in COVID-19 cases in the country with Mumbai and state of Maharashtra being the worst-affected.

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