Chennai Super Kings batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who examined positive for Covid-19 last month, stays in isolation and is unlikely to be accessible for the crew’s IPL opener in opposition to Mumbai Indians on September 19 in Abu Dhabi.
CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan mentioned the India A batsman is doing “absolutely fine” however has not but bought the BCCI’s clearance to hitch the crew’s bio-bubble.
“Ruturaj has still not been cleared by the BCCI medical team and is in isolation. He is unlikely to be available for the first match. We are expecting him back in the (bubble) in the next couple of days and he is doing absolutely fine,” Viswanathan instructed PTI.
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Thirteen members of the CSK contingent examined positive for the virus last month and two of them have been players – Gaikwad and Deepak Chahar. Chahar, together with 11 others, has recovered and resumed coaching after clearing his obligatory two exams.
Gaikwad too underwent two exams on Sunday and Monday, the outcomes of which aren’t identified. After clearing the Covid check after the 14-day quarantine, a player can also be wanted to bear a cardiovascular and lung perform check to make sure he’s match to coach.
Gaikwad is seen as Raina’s substitute within the crew after the latter pulled out of the event and flew back residence on account of individual causes. Senior spinner Harbhajan Singh has additionally withdrawn on account of individual causes.
Visawanthan mentioned the crew has not not selected their replacements but.