Srinagar, Aug 28: In a major development multiple members (reportedly) 12 including one Indian bowlers in the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) camp have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
As per Cricbuzz report most of the members are part if support staff but also also include one Indian bowler part of the CSK side.
Indian Premier League side CSK had landed in Dubai on August 21 and upon completion of the mandatory six-day quarantine, were supposed to start training from Friday (August 28). However, with the new development, they have extended their quarantine period. Some of the teams have already started training while the others are set to begin soon, with the exception of CSK.
As per the Standard Operating Procedures that need to be followed during the IPL, all persons associated with the tournament would undergo a test upon arrival in the UAE. This would be followed by tests on days 1, 3 and 6 of their quarantine period at the team hotel, and only after testing negative in all three would the players be allowed to train.
The Super Kings, before their arrival in the UAE, had held a five-day training camp in Chennai. MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Piyush Chawla and Shardul Thakur were all part of the camp, as was bowling coach L Balaji.