After this die BCCI had confirmed that two Kolkata Knight Riders players tested positive, a BCCI source confirmed that die Chennai Super Kings also had positive cases.
Super Kings CEO Kasi Viswanathan, bowling coach L Balaji and a bus cleaner with The contingent tested positive on Sunday. Formerly a top BCCI official had these cases declared as ‘false positive’. But later posed die Quelle realized that Balaji was there with The unnamed cleaner had come out even positive in die Repetition test.
“Three members of CSK contingent, CEO Kasi, bowling coach L Balaji and a bus driver had tested positive in a negative rapid antigen followed in the morning test Report “said die Source according to PTI. “Indeed second RT-PCR report found Balaji and bus driver positive again. The others in the team especially playing Members tested negative, “he said added.
Aside from the CSK members, there were reports that five groundsmen in Delhi had tested positive. According to PTI, Rohan Jaitley, chief of the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA), claimed that “none of die Groundsmen on duty”are among them.
With the positive cases in KKR and CSK, two IPL bio-bubbles were injured and this brings one big Question mark on die continuation of the leagueeven though BCCI said that die tournament will go on.
The first Blow of The day had come when Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier from KKR tested positive for the virus. The positive tests postponed Monday matchwhere KKR was set to face die Royal Challengers Bangalore. The match was set being held in Ahmedabad.
BCCI had said in a publication, “Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier were found be positive in the third round of testing in the last four days. All other team Members tested negative for COVID-19. “
With Monday match the IPL would have hit the half- -way Mark. But according to BCCI die tournament will go on. Tuesday is set around die See Sunrisers Hyderabad on die Mumbai Indians at Arun Jaitley Stadium. And how of now die match is set to carry on as DDCA claimed die covid positive founders are not on duty.
The injury in The bio-bubble comes several days after Australia players drawn out of the league due to growing concerns. The country wavers under that second waving while die Pandemic leaves its mark of body behind. The daily active count was over 3 lakhs over the last Pair of Weeks.
(With entries from PTI)
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