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CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad remains in isolation, unlikely for IPL opener

By: PTI | Dubai |

September 16, 2020 5:58:03 pm





Ruturaj Gaikwad (File)

Chennai Super Kings batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad, who examined optimistic for COVID-19 final month, remains in isolation and is unlikely to be out there for the staff’s IPL opener in opposition to Mumbai Indians on September 19 in Abu Dhabi.

CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan stated the India A batsman is doing “absolutely fine” however has not but acquired the BCCI’s clearance to hitch the staff’s bio-bubble.



“Ruturaj has still not been cleared by the BCCI medical team and is in isolation. He is unlikely to be available for the first match. We are expecting him back in the (bubble) in the next couple of days and he is doing absolutely fine,” Viswanathan informed PTI.

Thirteen members of the CSK contingent examined optimistic for the virus final month and two of them have been gamers – Gaikwad and Deepak Chahar. Chahar, together with 11 others, has recovered and resumed coaching after clearing his necessary two assessments.

Gaikwad too underwent two assessments on Sunday and Monday, the outcomes of which aren’t recognized. After clearing the COVID take a look at after the 14-day quarantine, a participant can also be wanted to endure a cardiovascular and lung perform take a look at to make sure he’s match to coach.

Gaikwad is seen as Raina’s alternative in the staff after the latter pulled out of the match and flew again house on account of private causes. Senior spinner Harbhajan Singh has additionally withdrawn on account of private causes.

Visawanthan stated the staff has not not selected their replacements but.

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