Yuzvendra Chahal’s parents test positive for Covid-19, father admitted to hospital with ‘severe symptoms’

Last Updated: Thursday, 13 May 2021 (21:10 IST)
New Delhi: Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s parents have tested positive for the Covid-19, cricketer’s wife and choreographer Dhanashree Verma said on Thursday.

Yuzvendra’s father, KK Chahal, who is an advocate, has been admitted to a hospital with ‘severe symptoms’. His mother Sunita Devi is being treated at home.
 
Dhanashree in her social media post said that Yuzvendra’s father, KK Chahal has been admitted to a hospital with ‘severe symptoms’ while his mother Sunita Devi is being treated at home.
 
Urging everyone to stay safe after witnessing ‘the worst’ during the visit to the hospital, the choreographer said that it has been a difficult experience for herself and her family over the last two months.
 
“April-May. It’s been really tough and emotionally challenging for me. At first, my mother and brother tested positive. I was in the IPL bubble and felt extremely helpless but did monitor them time to time. It’s really difficult to stay away from your family. Fortunately, they have recovered,” Dhanashree said in her Instagram story.
 
“But I lost my aunt and very close uncle due to Covid and its complications. And now my parents in law have tested positive with severe symptoms. My father-in-law is admitted and my mother-in-law is being treated at home. I was at the hospital and I have witnessed the worst. I am taking all the precautions but? Guys please stay at home and take proper care of your family,” she added.
 
Chahal was part of RCB in the IPL 2021 before the league was indefinitely suspended on May 4, due to rising case of in its bio-bubbles. The leg spinner was accompanied by his wife in the bio-bubble as the BCCI permitted players to travel with their families.
 
The wrist-spinner will likely be a part of India’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka in July which is comprised of 3 T20Is and as many ODIs. (UNI)