IPL 2021: Anrich Nortje out of quarantine after three negative Covid-19 tests, positive result was false

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IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals connected Friday announced that pacer Anrich Nortje's affirmative Covid-19 tests effect was mendacious and that helium is retired of quarantine aft 3 successive antagonistic results.

Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje (BCCI Image)


  • DC pacer Anrich Nortje has joined squad bio-bubble aft investigating antagonistic thrice
  • The franchise besides revealed that South Africa's affirmative trial effect was false
  • Nortje volition beryllium disposable for enactment for DC's adjacent lucifer against Punjab Kings connected April 18

Delhi Capitals connected Friday announced that their South African pacer Anrich Nortje has joined the team's bio-secure bubble, aft helium tested antagonistic for COVID-19 successful 3 successive tests.

The 2020 finalists besides confirmed that Nortje was mendacious affirmative successful the archetypal circular of investigating pursuing the extremity of his quarantine period.

"He's here. Our gait superstar is present retired of quarantine. After a mendacious affirmative effect for COVID-19, Anrich Nortje tested antagonistic thrice, and is present portion of our squad bubble. We can't hold to spot him successful enactment #YehHaiNayiDilli #IPL2021 @AnrichNortje02 @TajMahalMumbai," the DC wrote connected their authoritative Twitter profile.

— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 16, 2021

Anrich Nortje was 1 among the IPL-bound players who arrived, from South Africa, past week. These IPL-bound players were a portion of South Africa's ODI squad for the location bid against Pakistan.

South African gait duo Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje arrived successful Mumbai past Tuesday (April 6) and joined the Delhi Capitals' squad hotel. However, they missed participating successful DC's IPL 2021 opening fixture against the Chennai Super Kings owed to the mandatory seven-day quarantine period.

Later, it was revealed that Nortje tested affirmative for coronavirus during his 2nd trial successful the edifice quarantine.

In the lack of Nortje, Delhi Capitals' superior gait onslaught consisted of Kagiso Rabada, Chris Woakes and Avesh Khan successful Thursday's lucifer against Rajasthan Royals (RR).

Rishabh Pant-led Capitals missed Nortje successful the lucifer and mislaid the lucifer by 3 wickets contempt reducing RR to 42 for 5 astatine 1 stage.