Two members of the Chenai Super Kings (CSK) camp have tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, ANI reported. A total of three members were thought to have contracted the infection, with two of them - a support staff member and a bus cleaner - testing positive.
"The contengent has two COVID-19 positive cases. A support staff member has tested positve and a bus cleaner. Cannot give you the name of the support staff. The team's training session has been cancelled as a preautionary measure," an ananymous BCCI official told ANI.
The support staff is thought to the CSK bowling coach L Balaji.
CSK were last in action on Saturday, when they were handed a seven-wicket defeat by defending champions Mumbai Indians at Delhi's Arun Jaitley Stadium. Their next fixture will see them take on the Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday.
Earlier today, two Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) players tested positive for COVID-19, causing the team's Monday evening clash against the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to be postponed.
The two players to test positve are Varun Chakravarty and Sandeep Warrier, with the breach in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) COVID-19 bio-bubble threatening to derail the 2021 edition.
"Both players have isolated themselves from the rest of the squad. All other team members have tested negative for COVID -19," the league said in a statement.