The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President and former captain Sourav Ganguly has tested negative for COVID-19, source confirmed on Saturday.
The former left-handed batsman had been in home quarantine for almost a week after his brother Snehasish tested positive for the disease.
“He has tested negative. He took the test as a precautionary measure,” the source told IANS.
Earlier, Snehasish’s wife has tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, Senhashish’s mother-in-law and father-in-law also test positive for the same last week. He is the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary.
Apart from this a domestic help at CAB secratary’s Mominpur home was also found positive.
The COVID-19 outburst has pushed the dates for the IPL 2020 and the tournament will now be held in Septmeber-November in UAE.
Apart ftom this, the World T20 that was scheduled for later this year has also been postponed for next year.