CSK Camp, Excluding Two, Test COVID-19 Negative. Team To Train From Friday: Sources


Chennai Super Kings are the only team yet to start training for IPL 2020.© AFP

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) squad will begin training from Friday in the United Arab Emirates finally of their members, aside from the two who tested positive, tested negative in the follow up test for coronavirus on Thursday. CSK sources told NDTV approximately the development that the team will start training for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League from Friday. The whole CSK camp underwent a COVID-19 test on Thursday aside from the two players who tested positive final week. The two infected players will undergo a COVID-19 test after completing a 14-day quarantine peroid.

Final week, 13 members of the CSK squad had tested poisitive for the coronavirus. 

CSK’s training used to be delayed because of the confirmed COVID-19 results inside their camp. 

All other teams have started training for the 13th edition of the IPL aside from CSK. The three-time IPL champions had arrived in the UAE in conjunction with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on August 21.

The MS Dhoni-led CSK held a brief training camp in Chennai before leaving for the UAE and were the only team to take action.

Suresh Raina, a mainstay in the CSK setup, has already returned to India citing personal reasons. Then again, in a recent interview, the left-handed batsman mentioned that fans might see him in the IPL 2020.


The 13th edition of the cash-rich league is scheduled to begin on September 19 and the last will be played on November 10. 

All of the matches will be played across three venues — Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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