According to reports, Chennai Super Kings in all probability will not play their next match against Rajasthan Royal which is scheduled on Wednesday.
The entire CSK squad has moved into six-day hard quarantine after the Covid-19 scare hit IPL 2021. The CSK squad also cancelled its practice sessions after COVID positive reports of the support staff members started coming in.
CSK bowling coach Laxmipathy Balaji and a travel support staff member have been tested positive for COVID-19, the CSK franchise announced.
This comes after the RCB versus KKR game on Monday was also postponed as two KKR squad members, Varun Chakravarthy and Sandeep Warrier tested positive for COVID-19. KKR have gone into hard quarantine with Sandeep and Varun isolating under the supervision of the health experts in the team.
Meanwhile, BCCI is reportedly planning to shift the remainder of the Indian Premier League to Mumbai as the Covid-19 crisis is wreaking havoc in the country. This comes after COVID-19 positive cases were recorded within IPL bio-bubbles in Ahmedabad and Delhi.
The tournament is currently scheduled to be played in Delhi and Ahmedabad until May 8, after which Bengaluru and Kolkata will host the rest of the league matches.
The playoffs and the final of the ongoing edition of the IPL are scheduled to be played in Ahmedabad. The final will be played on May 3.