M.S. Dhoni begins IPL 2021 preparations with CSK in Chepauk


Chennai Tremendous Kings gamers together with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni started preparations for the forthcoming IPL, having cleared their RT-PCR exams through the stipulated quarantine interval.

Other than the legendary Dhoni, senior batsman Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad and some others are a part of the camp that bought underway on Monday.

Tamil Nadu’s N. Jagadeesan, R. Sai Kishore and C. Hari Nishaanth, who was picked up throughout final month’s public sale, skilled with the likes of Dhoni and Rayudu. Additionally current was medium-pacer Harishankar Reddy, one other new recruit.

“The CSK gamers accomplished their quarantine necessities and started apply yesterday. Progressively, the others will be part of the camp after a interval of quarantine,” CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan mentioned.

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A couple of others like leg-spinner Karn Sharma and Bhagath Varma, who was picked through the auctions lately are anticipated to reach within the coming days, Viswanathan mentioned.

Dhoni had arrived within the metropolis final Wednesday.

Through the latest mini-auction, CSK picked up England all-rounder Moeen Ali for Rs 7 crore, aside from Karnataka all-rounder Ok Gowtham (for Rs 9.25 crore) and Cheteshwar Pujara (Rs 50 lakh).

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This yr’s IPL begins with a match between defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai on April 9. Three-time champion CSK begins its marketing campaign the following day in Mumbai in opposition to Delhi Capitals.

Apparently, on this yr’s IPL, all matches can be performed at impartial venues, no crew will play at their residence venue.