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 said that the sample 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 different gamers, the official mentioned they’ve 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 fast impact.
The BCCI additionally mentioned that it’ll do the whole lot in its powers to rearrange for the safe and protected passage of all of the individuals in IPL 2021.
The BCCI additionally thanked all of the healthcare staff, state associations, gamers, help employees, franchises, sponsors, companions, and all of the service suppliers who’ve tried their greatest to organise IPL 2021 even in these extraordinarily tough instances.
India registered 3,57,229 new COVID-19 circumstances and three,449 associated deaths within the final 24 hours, knowledgeable the union well being ministry on Tuesday morning. Currently, there are 34,47,133 lively circumstances of COVID-19 within the nation, as per the federal government information.