Chennai Super Kings batsman Rituraj Gaikwad has also become Corona positive. Famous sports journalist Vikrant Gupta gave this information on his Twitter account. Earlier there were reports of team member and Indian fast bowler Deepak Chahar being positive.
This is a big setback for three-time champions Chennai. On Saturday morning, the team’s key player Suresh Raina also withdrew from the entire tournament due to personal reasons. Gaikwad was expected to be replaced in the playing eleven after Raina’s exit.
Earlier on Friday, there were reports that 12 members of Chennai Super Kings had come to Corona Test positive. Which also includes members of the support staff.
Let us tell you that CSK had organized a five-day training camp in Chennai before coming to Dubai. Which included several Indian players along with MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Deepak Chahar. The BCCI has raised questions about this camp after the team appeared in the case of Corona.
Significantly, the 13th season of IPL is to start from September 19. However, BCCI has so far announced its schedule.