New Delhi, August 28
A present India limited-overs cricketer is amongst a number of members of the Chennai Super Kings contingent who’ve examined constructive for COVID-19, forcing the franchise to increase its quarantine interval in Dubai forward of the IPL.
A league supply revealed that every one COVID-19 constructive outcomes got here throughout Day 1, three and 6 of testing after the contingent’s touchdown in Dubai. The IPL is because of start on September 19.
“Yes, a right-arm medium fast bowler, who has recently played for India, along with a few staff members have tested positive for COVID-19,” a senior IPL supply informed PTI on situations of anonymity.
“As far as we know, one of the senior-most officials of the CSK management and his wife, and at least two members of their social media team are also COVID-19 positive,” he added.
The improvement has compelled CSK to increase the quarantine interval for the touring social gathering until September 1.
According to the BCCI’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), all those that check constructive are mandated to undergo extra seven-day quarantine.
They can enter the bio-secure bubble solely after returning detrimental in exams to be carried out after the prolonged isolation. PTI