Chennai Super Kings youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad has become the second player from the franchise to test positive for COVID-19, according to a report. On Friday, another Indian cricketer of the franchise, Deepak Chahar had tested positive for coronavirus.
However, the names of the players are not confirmed yet and this is based on the report on India Today.
Gaikwad will now be self-isolating for 14 days, as per the IPL quarantine protocols.
Deepak Chahar has been a part of the Chennai franchise since 2018. He made his maiden appearance in the Indian Premier League in 2016 for Rising Pune Supergiants. Whereas, Gaikwad is yet to make his debut in the IPL and has been a part of the team since 2019.
Meanwhile, Suresh Raina had withdrawn from the IPL due to personal reasons. The franchise took to social media to reveal it.
“Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time,” CSK wrote.