Bowling coach l. At least two members of Chennai Super Kings, including Balaji, have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
This means that CSK’s next match, against the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday, will have to be isolated for six days to Balaji and his “close contact”.
It was revealed on Monday that Balaji and a member of the logistics team (bus driver) were positive for the tests conducted on Sunday.
Training called off
As Balaji lost CSK’s last ball to the Mumbai Indians on Saturday night, Monday’s practice session was called and all the members were confined to their rooms.
“One’s health is of paramount importance,” said a CSK source. Hindu. “Rapid antigens showed negative results but RT-PCR tests came out positive. But the symptoms are mild. “
While KS Viswanathan, chief executive officer, was also diagnosed with the infection, a rapid antigen test was found to be negative on Monday.
Results of another RT-PCR test conducted on Monday are awaited.
Neither CSK nor RR have been officially informed of the change in plan for Wednesday’s match, but according to a BCCI official, CSK “is allowed to play” according to health and safety protocols for the tournament No “can be given.
To rejoin Ashwin Capital
Meanwhile, R Ashwin is set to join the Delhi Capitals from May 9 for the final leg of the league stage in Kolkata.
According to a DC insider, Ashwin will mandate a week-long separation before re-entering the bubble next week.
Ashwin left the team at the end of Chennai leg last week due to COVID-19 concerns in his family.
Meanwhile, the Capitol team has been isolated in Ahmedabad since Monday afternoon as a ‘precautionary measure’.