IPL 2020 – Deepak Chahar rejoins Chennai Tremendous Kings squad after recovering from Covid-19

In a lift to the Chennai Tremendous Kings, Deepak Chahar has recovered utterly from Covid-19 and regrouped with the squad. The seamer, who’s a BCCI contracted player with a Grade C retainer, has not but began coaching, although. Ruturaj Gaikwad, the opposite participant who was examined constructive, is known to be nonetheless in quarantine as he had began his isolation interval at a later date.

Practically every week after touchdown within the UAE, the Tremendous Kings suffered a setback when 13 members – including two players, several of the backroom staff and a few net bowlers – of their set-up tested positive for Covid-19. All these individuals had been moved instantly to a separate isolation facility.

As per the IPL’s protocols, these testing constructive would wish to endure two-week quarantine adopted by two additional assessments. As soon as the outcomes for these two assessments are damaging, the individual can rejoin the set-up.

“Except for the Indian batsman, who is in quarantine, all others have come out. The Indian fast bowler has tested negative twice and is back,” Kasi Viswanathan, the Tremendous Kings’ CEO informed ESPNcricinfo. As for the Indian uncapped participant, Viswanathan stated that this particular person was nonetheless underneath quarantine however was “fine with no symptoms”. This participant is predicted to complete his quarantine on September 12.

Based on Viswanathan, Chahar has to endure additional health assessments, together with a cardio check, put in place by the BCCI’s medical group earlier than he begins coaching.

The information is a constructive improvement for the Tremendous Kings, who will play the event opener in opposition to defending champions Mumbai Indians in Dubai on September 19. The Tremendous Kings are but to call replacements for Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh, each of whom opted out of this version for “personal reasons.” Whereas Raina returned to India from Dubai having discovered residing within the bio-secure bubble a problem, Singh never joined the Super Kings squad within the UAE.



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