Sat. Sep 19th, 2020
India Today Web Desk


There is superior information for Chennai Super Kings who went as a result of a tumultuous time on their arrival in the UAE for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. All their gamers and assistance workers have examined Covid-19 detrimental in the 1st of the two supplemental exams performed through their extended quarantine time period in Dubai.

Chennai Super Kings camp was hit by Covid-19 as 13 of their members, such as two gamers, examined constructive for the novel coronavirus through their preliminary six-day quarantine time period. The 1st of the supplemental exams was performed on Monday and the upcoming 1 will be performed on September three.

Topic to clearing the 2nd Covid-19 check, the Chennai Super Kings gamers will commence teaching from September four, in accordance to their Chief Executive Officer Kasi Viswanathan. “We will commence teaching by September four. We have one more check on September three,” Viswanathan was quoted as saying by ESPNCricinfo.

The two gamers who examined constructive for Covid-19 will have to finish the necessary 14-day quarantine time period following which they can commence teaching, topic to detrimental success in two supplemental exams. Cardiac screening is also compulsory ahead of resuming crew pursuits. In accordance to the BCCI SOPs, gamers and assistance workers who arrive in the UAE must give three Exams — Day one, Day three, and Day six. Immediately after all 3 prosperous exams, gamers will be permitted to enter the biosecure bubble.

CSK prepared to perform season opener, if expected

Viswanathan also explained CSK will be open to enjoying the season opener on September 19, if expected. Media reviews claimed the BCCI was hoping to pit Mumbai Indians towards Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opening match if CSK request to delay their initial match of IPL 2020.

Notably, the BCCI is however to announce the scheduled for IPL 2020, which will be played from September 19 to November ten across three cities in the UAE.

Chennai Super Kings have been the only crew to delay teaching in the UAE as all the other seven franchises started teaching in excess of the weekend following detrimental Covid-19 success.

Notably, CSK have been the only crew to organise a teaching camp in India ahead of their departure to the UAE. CEO Viswanathan explained he was reluctant to go ahead with the five-day camp but MS Dhoni was clear in his thoughts about organising it from August 21 to 25.

Meanwhile, the other franchises wished the BCCI to problem a stern warning to CSK in excess of the teaching camp which was held in Chennai. When all the gamers of other IPL franchises have been noticed leaving for UAE with masks and PPE kits on, CSK gamers due to the fact their teaching camps have been noticed hanging about devoid of following significantly of the social-distancing protocols.

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