Vivo IPL 2021: Things are not going well for the BCCI as one after other covid-positive reports are showing up. This time, one member of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) content team have been tested covid positive, six days before the opener of the Vivo IPL 2021;
A close source confirmed the news on Saturday and stated that no other members of the squad have been infected with the virus.
“It is an official from the CSK content team. His tests came through today, following he has been completely isolated from the rest of the squad. It can be confirmed that he didn’t go anywhere close to the players and support staff. So they are all safe and continue their practice sessions, as usual, today,” said a team source who is tackling the development.
Earlier to this development, Delhi Capitals left-arm all-rounder Axar Patel was tested positive and has been isolated from the rest of the squad. 10 grounds staff and six event managers of Wankhede Stadium Mumbai are also tested covid positive.
The official from Wankhede Stadium has confirmed that all of these have been sent home and a fresh bunch of staff have been brought in and other event managers are hired by BCCI.
The source close of CSK said that the team is in a complete bubble and no breaches have been made by any of the members.
“There are no breaches and the team has been adhering to all the protocols strictly. It is unfortunate that the member of the content team got affected. But it has put the team on guard and they are taking all kinds of precautions,” said the source.
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