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Deepak Chahar has started weight training. He took 22 wickets in 17 matches playing for CSK last season. -File
- Deepak Chahar has started weight training in the hotel room, CSK shared the video of it
- First corona report of rest of Chennai Super Kings players came negative, second test will be held on Thursday
- If the second report also comes negative then the rest of the team players will be able to start training from September 4.
Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Deepak Chahar has completely recovered from Corona. He himself informed about his recovery on Tuesday. Chahar said that I have recovered and hope to return to the field soon. His corona report came out positive last week. He was in isolation since then.
CSK shared Chahar’s video from the official Twitter handle, in which he is seen doing weight training.
Four days ago, Deepak’s sister Malti encouraged him by tweeting. Malti shared a picture of Deepak, writing that you are a warrior, born to fight. It is daylight after dark night, you can be stronger than before. Looking forward to your roar, with love and prayers.
CSK training not started
Last week, CSK 13 members were found to be corona infected. It also included fast bowler Chahar and batsman Rituraj Gaikwad. Under the protocol, the remaining players could enter training only after two negative tests.
All the reports came negative in the test held on Monday. They will be tested again on 3 September. If the report comes negative, the team will start training from 4 September. However 13 others including Deepak Chahar-Rituraj were not tested. They will be tested after 14 days of quarantine.
20 thousand corona tests will be held during IPL
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has planned to conduct 20,000 corona tests during the IPL. The board will spend Rs 10 crore for this. Every 5th day during IPL, there will be a corona test of the staff including all the players. This time due to Corona, the tournament will be held in the bio-secure environment in the UAE from 19 September to 10 November.
Deepak’s record in IPL
Deepak has taken 33 wickets in 34 IPL matches so far. He took 22 wickets in 17 matches playing for CSK last season.
India’s first bowler to take a hat-trick in T20
Deepak has taken 2 wickets in three ODIs for Team India, while 17 wickets in 10 T20s. He is the first bowler to take a hat-trick from India in T20. He achieved this feat in a T20 match against Bangladesh in November last year. He then took 6 wickets for 7 runs in 3.2 overs.