While the 14th version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been postponed, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batting coach Michael Hussey has now examined positive for COVID-19. This after bowling coach L Balaji examined positive on Monday.
Speaking to ANI, a senior CSK official mentioned that the pattern has gone for a re-test. “His sample came positive and has gone for a retest and we can know only confirm after that report comes,” the official mentioned.
Asked in regards to the other gamers, the official mentioned they have began heading out with Balaji in isolation as he examined positive. “The players have started moving with Balaji staying in isolation as he tested positive. The foreign players are awaiting a confirmation from BCCI on the route of travel while the Indian players are heading home.”
On Monday, Balaji and a bus cleaner had examined positive for Covid-19.
The Indian Premier League Governing Council (GC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday, in an emergency assembly unanimously determined to postpone IPL 2021 season, with speedy impact.
The BCCI additionally mentioned that it will do the whole lot in its powers to rearrange for the safe and secure passage of all the individuals in IPL 2021.
The BCCI additionally thanked all the healthcare staff, state associations, gamers, assist employees, franchises, sponsors, companions, and all the service suppliers who have tried their finest to organise IPL 2021 even in these extraordinarily tough instances.
India registered 3,57,229 new COVID-19 cases and three,449 associated deaths within the final 24 hours, knowledgeable the union health ministry on Tuesday morning. Currently, there are 34,47,133 energetic cases of COVID-19 within the nation, as per the government information.