Chennai Super Kings’ player Deepak Chahar tested positive for COVID-19

The Chennai Super Kings bowler Deepak Chahar has tested positive. The Indian Premier League (IPL) was scheduled for 19 September in UAE. While some of the teams have already reached there and are completing their quarantine period under bio-bubble.

Deepak, who has tested positive for COVID-19 have to go on mandatory quarantine for two weeks and only be allowed to enter the bio-bubble after testing negative twice in 24 hours.

While another player, Ruturaj Gaikwad 2nd player from CSK was tested positive coronavirus and he will also have to go with the same procedure as Deepak.

CSK conducted a pre-departure camp for the players in Chennai as the many of the players have hardly played any match before this pandemic. The reports claim that BCCI had expressed their reservations about the same and even requested them to not organise it.

“Senior BCCI officials had cautioned the CSK management about the risks of holding such a camp in India,” says a source. However, BCCI said that there might be no change in the schedule of the matches.

While as per CSK they will not ask BCCI to hold on the match until unless more players get tested positive.

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