Thirteen members of the CSK contingent examined optimistic for the virus and two of them had been gamers — Gaekwad and Deepak Chahar. Chahar, together with 11 others, has recovered and resumed coaching after clearing his necessary two checks.

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“Ruturaj will undergo two tests as per protocol, today and tomorrow. If he tests negative, he will be back in the team hotel bubble. The other staff members have tested negative and are now back to normal. They are back in team bubble,” CSK CEO KS Viswanathan instructed PTI on Sunday.

Gaekwad, an India A daily who examined optimistic just a few days after Chahar, is being touted because the one to switch Suresh Raina however CSK may need to attend a bit as he undergoes COVID checks on Sunday and Monday.

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Raina pulled out of the IPL as a result of private causes. For Gaekwad, CSK will comply with the established protocol and he may also must endure cardiovascular and lung operate checks to determine his health if he clears the coronavirus checks.

He is more likely to be obtainable for choice solely after every week, which suggests he may need to sit down out of no less than the tournament-opener on September 19 towards Mumbai Indians and some extra matches after that.

Meanwhile, CSK bowling advisor Eric Simons knowledgeable that Australian cricketers like Steve Smith and David Warner should stay in isolation for six days after arrival within the UAE for the IPL regardless of having hung out on the bio-secure bubble within the UK.

Smith (Rajasthan Royals), Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Australia team-mate Josh Hazlewood (CSK) will head straight to the UAE from the UK after the third and last ODI towards England on Wednesday.

They have been in a bio-secure bubble all through the limited-overs sequence in England. But Simons mentioned there shall be no leniency and the Australians in all probability should serve a minimal of six days in quarantine earlier than integrating with their squads.

(With PTI inputs)

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