Mumbai Indians have announced that former India wicketkeeper Kiran More has tested positive for COVID-19. More is currently a scout and wicketkeeping consultant for the defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions.
In a tweet, the franchise from Mumbai added: "Mr. More is currently asymptomatic and has been isolated. Mumbai Indians and Kiran More have followed all the BCCI health guidelines. The MI medical team will continue to monitor Mr. More’s health and abide by the BCCI protocols."
More was a regular member of the Indian team in the late 1980s and early '90s, featuring in 49 Tests and 94 One-Day Internationals. He scored 1848 runs and accounted for 220 dismissals at the international level. He also represented India in two World Cups.
Mumbai, meanwhile, are set to begin their IPL 2021 campaign against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Friday (March 9) in Chennai.
(with input from agencies)