A day after testing negative for coronavirus, Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni has left from Ranchi on Friday afternoon for Chennai – where he will join his other teammates for the six-day training camp starting tomorrow. According to reports, the CSK outfit would leave for UAE on August 22. Also Read - KKR vs SRH, IPL 2020: Rinku Singh For Nikhil Naik Change, Kolkata Knight Riders Predicted XI
This is the moment the fans – who have not seen Dhoni play a cricket match since India’s 2019 World Cup exit – been waiting for. Also Read - IPL 2020: CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan Rules Out Suresh Raina's Return in UAE
Here is the video where Dhoni arrives at the airport in his Range Rover car in his yellow jersey: Also Read - KKR vs SRH Dream11 Team Hints And Predictions, Captain And Vice-Captain, Fantasy Cricket IPL 2020: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, Match 8 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi at 7:30 PM IST Saturday, September 26
Earlier in the day, other CSK teammates Suresh Raina, Deepak Chahar, Piyush Chawla, Karn Sharma – who left for Chennai as well, where they will meet Dhoni.
Meanwhile, CSK allrounder Ravindra Jadeja will be missing the training camp at Chepauk due to personal commitments.
A couple of days back, CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan has rubbished all that claims and claimed that he may also feature in the IPL next year.
“Yes. We can expect MS Dhoni to be part of both (IPL 2020 and 2021) and probably for even the next year. 2022,” he said.
“I am getting updates through the media only, saying he has been training in Jharkhand in indoor nets. But we don’t have to worry about the skipper, boss. We don’t worry about him at all. He knows his responsibilities and he will take care of himself and the team,” he added further.
IPL 13 starts from September 19 and the final will take place on November 10. Three venues will be used throughout the tournament in a bid to minimise traveling for players amid the pandemic.