CSK suspends team doctor for social media post on Galwan clash

Chennai Super Kings today suspended its team doctor Madhu Thottappillil who had been with the team since the IPL’s inception for a social media post on the Galwan clash where 20 Indian Army personnel were martyred.

Terming Thottappillil in “bad taste”, the IPL franchise announced the suspension on its official Twitter page.  “The Chennai Super Kings Management was not aware of the personal tweet of Dr. Madhu Thottappillil. He has been suspended from his position as the Team Doctor,” it read.

“Chennai Super Kings regrets his tweet which was without the knowledge of the Management and in bad taste,” it added.

The team is owned by former BCCI President N Srinivasan’s India Cements.