IPL 2021: Another CSK support staff tests positive for COVID-19; This time its Batting Coach Michael Hussey
Hussey’s tests were confirmed on Tuesday after IPL was suspended on the same day, indefinitely in the wake of multiple COVID-19 breaks out in different IPL franchises. Incidentally, CSK bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji tested positive on Monday.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) has another member from support staff to get infected with the deadly virus. Batting coach Michael Hussey tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Hussey’s samples were re-sent for testing. Hoping as it happened in the case of CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan, positive reports in the morning returned negative by evening. CSK bowling coach Lakshmipathy Balaji tested positive on Monday.
KKR’s spinner Varun Chakravarthy and pacer Sandeep Warrier tested positive on Monday. SRH’s wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha too tested positive along with Delhi Capital’s spinner Amit Mishra.
Hussey was supposed to leave India on May 5th, but now after being tested positive what is to see it that how will it be dealt. Australian contingent of 40 members, including 14 players were to be travelling to Maldives and then head home when situation allows.
The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) unanimously decided to suspended IPL on May 4th. BCCI also ensures the safe and secure passage of those involved in organizing IPL and its participants.