Members of the Chennai Super Kings team that landed in Dubai on August 21 tested positive for coronavirus, sources have revealed.
At least 12 members of the squad, including one Indian player tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
While the names of the players, support staff and officials who tested positive for the virus are unknown, the quarantine period for all members will be extended for another week.
According the sources, the entire team has been quarantined after the development. "A total of 12 members are have been affected and the entire team has been told to go quarantine again. It is learnt that they got infected during a camp in Chennai," said the sources.
CSK officials and BCCI refused to confirm the development.
The CSK team had landed in Dubai on August 21 and after the mandatory six-day quarantine period had started training as well. The IPL begins on September 19, but the BCCI has still not released the scheduled of the matches.