The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have suffered another blow after another player after Deepak Chahar has tested positive for COVID-19. The player’s identity hasn’t been revealed but is a top-order batsman and has been a part of India A team recently.
Earlier, India pacer Deepak Chahar is the one bowler from CSK franchise who has tested positive for COVID-19. Around 13 players including Chahar were tested positive for the disease on Friday but the names were not revealed. The right-arm pacer is in isolation.
Former India batsman Suresh Raina has opted out of the IPL 2020 citing personal reasons.
The development has forced CSK to extend the quarantine period till September 1. The entire squad and staff member of the CSK franchise will now go under fourth COVID-19 test.
The Super Kings, before their arrival in the UAE, had held a five-day training camp in Chennai. MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, Ambati Rayudu, Piyush Chawla and Shardul Thakur were all part of the camp, as was bowling coach L Balaji.