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MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings to get COVID-19 test done before assembling in Chennai


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Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings have approached the IPL Governing Council for additional readability and the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) because the workforce prepares for the 13th version of the league they usually have been assured the identical by Thursday. The IPL workforce has additionally been informed {that a} assembly between the GC and the franchises will happen this week.

Speaking to IANS, a CSK official mentioned that the highest administration has already been in contact with the IPL GC after Sunday’s assembly and has been promised the SOP for IPL groups in the following couple of days. In truth, the much-awaited assembly between the franchises and the IPL GC can be set to happen this week.

“We had a word with the GC and have asked for further clarity. They have informed us that the SOP will take a couple of days more and it should be in by Thursday max. The meeting between the IPL GC and franchises is also being planned accordingly. We should have a full idea and all our doubts should be cleared by the end of the week,” the official mentioned.

CSK was anticipated to be one of many first to fly to UAE. But the GC has made it clear that groups can journey to UAE after August 20. The official mentioned that whereas there isn’t any query of breaking the protocol, CSK will nonetheless look to be one of many first to head to UAE.

“There’s no question of breaking the given guideline. We are still looking at being one of the first to hit the ground running, but not before August 20. Let us wait and see what the IPL GC tells us during the meeting with us and we can take it forward accordingly. We will also decide on whether we have a short camp or not in India before leaving for UAE based on the meeting with the board. But chances are very less of a camp in India,” the official defined.

How will the gamers assemble and can the testing happen before they depart? The official mentioned that M.S. Dhoni and boys will endure their coronavirus test and attain Chennai after which the concept is to fly off inside 48 hours from when the gamers and assist workers assemble in the state capital.

“Dhoni and the boys will get their test done and assemble in Chennai and we will look to fly off within 48 hours. At present, the idea is to get the players in and fly off as soon as we have the go-ahead,” the official pointed.

So has CSK began the visa course of? “We are waiting for all the clearance of the government and once that comes in, we will start the visa process,” the official mentioned.

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