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IPL 2020 : Staff Members of Chennai Super Kings corona test positive.



Members of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) contingent have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the much-awaited Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, scheduled to start from September 19. CSK were to start their training sessions from Friday but postponed it till September 1 after it was found that 12 members of CSK contingent tested positive for the dreaded corona virus.

While reports say that as many as members have tested positive for COVID-19, there has been no official confirmation about it either from CSK or the BCCI. According to a report, members had tested positive after they landed in Dubai, their base for IPL 2020. The names of the player or staff who tested positive for the dreaded virus are not yet known.

No support staff member has tested positive and only a member of social media team and two net bowlers have returned positive. An official statement is likely to be released by CSK shortly.

As a result of positive cases, CSK will now have to extend their quarantine period for another week. It was earlier reported that they have extended their quarantine phase till September 1. Chennai Super Kings have reached Dubai on August 21 and completed their mandatory six-day quarantine period put in place by IPL.

The report says that that the entire CSK squad, including support staff and officials, underwent their fourth COVID-19 test on Friday. The results of the latest tests will come out on Saturday.

A source though said that CSK had taken all the necessary precautions upon reaching Dubai. “Even when football started in Europe, a few players had tested positive. So with eight IPL teams and over 1000 members, this was a possibility. This could have happened to any team. It is just unlucky that it has happened to CSK despite taking all kinds of precautions,” the source told on Friday.The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is scheduled to kick-start from September 19.


What six IPL teams have to do, To got the position in three available playoff spots.



The only certainties at this stage are that Mumbai Indians have qualified for the playoffs and Chennai Super Kings are out of contention. The solely certainties at this stage are that Mumbai Indians have certified for the playoffs and Chennai Super Kings are out of rivalry. The different six teams are vying for the remaining three playoff spots. 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

With 14 factors from 12 video games, they want to win certainly one of their remaining two video games to be certain of their last-four spot. Virat Kohli’s group faces Sunrisers Hyderabad and Delhi Capitals. However, in the event that they lose each fixtures, it might come down to web run charge.

Delhi Capitals

Three successive defeats have made it robust for them. Now they want to beat certainly one of the prime two sides – Mumbai Indians and RCB to make it to the playoffs. If they will’t handle that, DC will hope their web run charge doesn’t take an excessive amount of of successful.

Kings XI Punjab

They occupy fourth spot now on the foundation of a greater run charge than Rajasthan Riders and Kolkata Knight Riders. They face Chennai Super Kings of their closing league match with MS Dhoni’s group getting the higher of RCB and KKR of their final two video games.

Rajasthan Royals

Wins of their final two video games have rejuvenated their marketing campaign. Now they face KKR in a must-win sport with the winners staying in reckoning and the losers bowing out.

Kolkata Knight Riders

They have had an up-and-down marketing campaign and wish to beat RR of their closing league sport to keep related. They would ideally like to do so in convincing vogue as their web run charge is the lowest amongst three teams at 12 factors at the second.

Sunrisers Hyderabad

The equation is fairly easy for them. They want to beat each RCB and Mumbai Indians of their final two video games. If they do so, then web run charge shouldn’t be an issue as they’re in a significantly better place in that regard than all the teams who’re nonetheless attempting to get into the playoffs.

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