COVID-19: Hussey tests negative, Saha positive again

Sarita Dey
3 years ago

Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey has recovered from COVID-19. Michael Paving the way for his return to Australia on Sunday. But Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Wriddhiman Saha has received conflicting results in two coronavirus tests, prolonging his isolation.

Both Hussey and Saha had first tested positive during the now suspended IPL. “Hussey has returned with negative RT-PCR results and has recovered well. We haven’t yet decided when he is going to fly back and which route he will take — Maldives or Australia,” CSK CEO Kashi Viswanathan told PTI on Friday.

Save Hussey, the other Australians, including current players, commentators, coaches, and support staff, in the IPL took a detour to the Maldives where they have quarantined and will be flying back to Australia by Sunday.

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“My quarantine period is still not over. Out of the two tests done, 1 was negative and the other one came as positive. Otherwise, I am doing much better. Requesting everyone not to spread misleading stories/information without whole context,” the Sunrisers Hyderabad player posted his statement on Twitter.

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India is scheduled to take on New Zealand in the WTC final from June 18 in Southampton. The five-Test series against England is to be held in August. 

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