As many as eight players in close proximity to Pandya have been placed under isolation, a statement from SLC and BCCI stated.
“The second T20I between Sri Lanka and India originally scheduled to be played on July 27 has been pushed forward by a day and will now take place on Wednesday, July 28,” the statement read.
“Following the Rapid Antigen Tests conducted ahead of the match on Tuesday morning, Team India all-rounder Krunal Pandya was found to be positive.”
“The Medical Teams have identified eight members as close contacts. The entire contingent is undergoing RT-PCR tests today to ascertain any further outbreak in the squad.”
India currently lead the three-match series 1-0, having sealed a 38-run victory in the first match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday.