Sams flew to India final week to take up his Indian Premier League contract with Royal Challengers Bangalore who confirmed he examined optimistic on Wednesday.
The group revealed Sams examined destructive on arrival to the group lodge, however had by some means contracted the illness in the 4 days since that take a look at.
“Daniel Sams checked into the team hotel in Chennai on April 3rd, with a negative COVID report on arrival,” an announcement stated.
“His report from the 2nd test on 7th April came positive. Sams is currently asymptomatic and he is currently in isolation at a designated medical facility.”
Official Statement: Daniel Sams checked into the group lodge in Chennai on April third, with a destructive COVID report on arrival. His report from the 2nd take a look at on seventh April got here optimistic. Sams is at present asymptomatic and he’s at present in isolation at a delegated medical facility.
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 7, 2021
Sams is amongst a bunch of Australian gamers, coaches and officers in India for the event which is scheduled to start this weekend.
Veteran Australian leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed additionally contracted the coronavirus earlier this 12 months throughout his stint in the Pakistan Super League. He recovered, though the virus killed his mom final 12 months.
“But this virus, it’s bloody tough. I struggled, but I can’t imagine how older people and poor people are struggling with this virus,” Ahmed advised cricket.com.au final month.